Tennis Australia are continually strengthening safeguarding children measures across the country. Dover Square Tennis Club is strongly committed to our duty of care in ensuring that young people feel safe in our club and in our community. We have included various important links for you below:
Safeguarding children: see how we are committed to keeping kids safe, on and off the court
Safeguarding children Code of Conduct: national framework of ensuring a culture of child safety and protection exists within all levels of tennis in Australia
Click HERE for information on Tennis Australia’s safeguarding children measures or to lodge a complaint online.
ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT CONTACT DETAILS
24-hour telephone reporting and assistance service: 1800 11 SAFE (1800 117 233)
Email the Tennis Australia Integrity and Compliance Unit firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you suspicious that a Dover Square child has been, or is at risk of being, abused or neglected?
Please contact the Child Abuse report line on 13 14 78
Then please make DSTC aware of the issue by contacting our Child Protection Officer, Deb Milne - email@example.com or 0423 687 866
For further information on mandatory notification of child abuse, please access the following link: https://www.playbytherules.net.au/got-an-issue/child-protection
If you're aged between 5-25 years and you need someone to talk to, you can call Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 -
24 hours a day. If you are able to access the internet, you can also safely visit www.kidshelpline.com.au to find some really helpful advice. Remember you can always talk to a trusted adult at Dover Square Tennis Club too!