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Victoria

Child protection

Child protection

The Working With Children Act 2005 ('the Act') commenced in April 2006. The Check is one of the safety measures Victorian clubs and organisations need to put in place to protect children from sexual and physical harm. The Act: defines child-related work establishes...

Food safety

Food safety

Unfortunately, there is currently no national standard for administering food safely in Australia. There are different requirements in each state and territory of Australia relating to organisations seeking to raise funds through the selling of food.   Local council...

Gambling

Gambling

Texas Hold 'Em Poker Community sports clubs are forever undertaking fundraising activities, continually seeking new and preferably easy ways to raise funds. Few club realise that many fundraising activities, such as raffles or even footy tipping, may require permits,...

Incorporated associations

Incorporated associations

Victorian Incorporation Reform Act 2012 Most community local sporting clubs are established as incorporated associations. In Victoria, incorporated associations are governed under the Associated Incorporations Reform Act 2012. Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) oversees...

Liquor

Liquor

Many sports clubs sell alcohol, either as part of their fundraising strategy or simply as part of the social fabric of the club.  If you sell alcohol, regardless of if it is for only one event or it is on a regular basis, it is important your club holds the...