Sapphire Coast Hockey Inc

Child Safe Sport

Sapphire Coast Hockey is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people who are involved in our sport.

We refer to  the policies, procedures and processes implemented by our National Sporting Organisation, Hockey Australia (HA). 

Hockey Australia works closely with Sport Integrity Australia, the national agency established to protect hockey against integrity threats. Hockey Australia adopted the Sport Integrity Australia National Integrity Framework effective 1 January 2024.

The National Integrity Framework is a suite of policies that sets out rules for unacceptable behaviour in hockey and explains the way complaints about breaches of these rules are managed. These policies are available at:


Hockey Australia has zero tolerance for child abuse or neglect in any form.

All children have the right to feel safe and protected from all forms of abuse, harm, and neglect. children have the right to take part in hockey in a safe, positive, and enjoyable environment.

Hockey Australia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in hockey by providing safe and inclusive environments and ensuring that everyone involved in hockey is proportionately educated and informed of their responsibilities to protect and look after children and young people.

Visit and follows links under Safeguarding Children and Young People.


The safe Hockey Hub is Hokcey Australia's comprehensive and accessible resource hub designed to give all members of the hockey community the information they need to help us fulfil this commitment.


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