The Kew Rovers Junior Football Club recognise that Children need special care and attention. As such, Kew Rovers are committed to the protection and safety of Children. The Kew Rovers Junior Football Club aims to protect the welfare of Children involved in the sport of football by creating, implementing and complying with specific Child Safety measures.
In recognising the need for an emphasis to be placed on the safety of Children in football, The Kew Rovers Junior Football Club is committed to the following:
- Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of Children who participate in Kew Rover’s activities and ensuring that their experiences within our football club are positive;
- Ensuring Children are empowered to know and understand what behaviour is and is not acceptable;
- Ensuring Children know how and where to report an incident and feel empowered to do so if they are either subject to, or become aware of, potential abuse or misconduct;
- Prioritising and addressing the concerns of Children in relation to their safety;
- Undertaking thorough screening processes to reduce the risk of people with improper motives being involved in the Kew Rovers Junior Football Club activities.
- Communicating openly with parents of Children and always ensuring the safety of Children is paramount; and
- Remaining vigilant to ensure best practice standards in relation to Child safety are utilised in delivering Kew Rovers Junior Football Club activities.
Kew Rovers Junior Football Club will, in addition to the above, take reasonable steps to promote the cultural safety of Indigenous Children and Children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds as well as promoting the safety of Children with a disability.