Clubs

Protecting Your Club

Endorsement & Adoption Process

Cricket Australia recommends that clubs follow a five-step process to endorsing and adopting policies. Click the button below for more details on the process.

Endorsement & Adoption Process
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Helmet Recommendations

Cricket Australia, alongside the State and Territory Cricket Associations, have created a suite of resources to assist you with implementing mandatory British Standard Helmets within your association or club. Click the button below for further information and resources to support you.

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Helmet Recommendations

Australian Cricket Ball Standard

Cricket Australia and the University of Queensland have partnered to develop the Australian Cricket Ball Standard to ensure community clubs and associations have access to high quality and competitively priced cricket balls.

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Australian Cricket Ball Standard

Inclusion of Transgender and Gender Diverse people in Community Cricket

These guidelines will assist clubs, players, administrators, coaches and other volunteers deliver a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment, free of harassment and discrimination for gender diverse players at the game's grassroots. Cricket is a sport for everyone.

Inclusion of Transgender and Gender Diverse people in Community Cricket
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Concussion and Head Trauma Guidelines

These guidelines have been crafted by Cricket Australia's Medical Team (in consultation with industry experts) to help everyone in Community Cricket take a conservative approach to managing concussion related incidents where immediate medical support may not be available.

Concussion and Head Trauma Guidelines
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Heat Recommendations

The Playing in the Heat Guidelines provides administrators and participants with a scientific approach to managing extreme heat conditions. Further information can be found at the Sports Medicine Australia website.

Heat Recommendations
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Member Protection Information Officers

Member Protection Information Officers (MPIO’s) play an important role in ensuring sport is safe, fair and inclusive. It is recommended that all associations and clubs have appointed MPIO’s available as a point of contact in the event a complaint is raised. MPIO training is available through Play by the Rules and local State and Territory departments.

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Member Protection Information Officers