Football Australia aims to ensure that core values, good reputation and positive behaviours and attitudes are maintained in football.
This Member Protection Framework assists Football Australia in ensuring that every person involved in football in Australia is treated with respect and dignity, and is kept safe and protected from abuse, bullying and harassment and discrimination.
This is an essential part of our organisation’s proactive and preventative approach to tackling inappropriate behaviour.
To find out more, click through to the relevant parts of the Member Protection Framework below
Football Australia is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk within football. This section provides detailed procedures, processes and guidelines to help keep children and adults at risk safe from abuse and harm.
Football Australia is committed to ensuring that football is an inclusive sport and that bullying and harassment is not acceptable. This section provides guidance on identifying and reporting this type of conduct.
Football Australia is committed to ensuring that everyone involved football is treated with respect without being discriminated against, bullied or abused. This section provides guidance on identifying and reporting this type of conduct.
Respect the game and respect each other. These are the XI Standards of Respect we adhere to in football to provide a positive, safe and welcoming environment.
Provides a clear process and guidance for Member Protection complaints to be brought and handled within football.
Report a matter
In addition to the Member Protection Framework, the Football Australia Statutes (including the National Code of Conduct and Ethics) provide the regulatory enforcement framework for bringing and administering formal grievance and disciplinary proceedings in football in appropriate cases.
Football Australia’s Statutes and Regulations are available here.