Safeguarding Children & Young People Policy

From the commencement of the 2018/19 season Cricket Australia, Cricket Victoria & the BHRDCA have subscribed to a new Policy (developed from the National Royal Commission into Child Safety) that ensures safeguarding of children and young people involved in the BHRDCA.

Extracted from the Minutes of the BHRDCA CoM Meeting (4/9/2018)

Clinton Kennon (CV Cricket Mgr.) with Mark Lane (BHRDCA V/P) delivered Australian cricket’s policy for safeguarding children and young people, identifying courses of action the BHRDCA must adopt. The expectation is that “Working with Children” certification is current, reference checks performed, appointing a Child Safety officer.

“The BHRDCA will adopt and endorse the Australian Cricket’s Looking After our kids Code of behavior for affiliated associations and clubs (Safeguarding children and young people policy) “.

Moved Mark Lane. Seconded Peter Rosenthal, passed unanimously.

Marketing campaign will be “see something, say something”.

The BHRDCA CoM endorses the implementation of this policy across the entire competition.

The documents below outline the commitment of the BHRDCA as signatories to this policy

Safeguarding Children and Young People – Region and Association Forums

Australian Cricket & the BHRDCA, as witnessed by the BHRDCA President; Peter Rosenthal (below) commit to Cricket Australia’s “Safeguarding Children & Young People Policy.”

The core values of this policy and key requirements of maintaining the Code of Behavior associated with Cricket Australia’s have also been witnessed by the BHRDCA President; Peter Rosenthal and the appointed 2021/22 BHRDCA Child Safety Officer (CSO) & Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO); Michael Van Zuyden confirming the BHRDCA’s commitment to uphold the policy and key commitments identified for the 2021/22 season (below).


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