Governance

Learn about your obligations as a committee, and how to deal with various issues that arise.

  • This fact sheet details how your club can effectively form a relationship with government, including how to create a Local Government strategy.
  • This document outlines how Victorian Tennis Clubs can use the Safeguarding Children Guidelines and Club Resource Kit released by Tennis Australia to address the standards.

    The Tennis Australia resources can be found at tennis.com.au/childsafe
  • This handy fact sheet covers insurance provided to affiliated clubs through the Tennis Australia National Insurance Program. Find out about insurance coverage for your club, your officers (committee), and your players.
  • This course is part of the Let Kids be Kids campaign to address poor sideline behaviour at junior sport. There are a suite of resources available to support sports clubs and associations tackle poor behaviour at kids sport. From Play By The Rules.
  • The guide details legal duties of not-for-profit committee members in Victoria. From JusticeConnect.
  • A quick guide detailing Victorian rules and procedures for calling and holding annual general meetings, special general meetings and committee meetings.
  • A summary of the steps your incorporated association must take in order to submit its annual statement to Consumer Affairs Victoria properly.
  • This policy is designed to protect the health, safety and well-being of those who participate in tennis by ensuring that discrimination, vilification, harrassment and abuse have no part in the sport. It is binding on Tennis Victoria, its affiliated clubs, centres and associations, and all players, administrators, coaches and officials.
  • Every club has its problems and disputes, but some are more serious than others. It's important that the club and executive committee has processes in place to effectively deal with these matters. Resource sourced from ClubHelp.
  • An MOU can be used when organisations wish to co-operate and/or share information with each other. This template from Not For Profit Law is very helpful should you wish to set an MOU up.
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