AJFC Commitment to Child Safety

Written By:             Jo Reid / Dale Wain

Approved By:         Paul Hattersley (President)

Endorsed By:          AJFC Committee, Feb 26th 2018

Date for Review:   2020 or as required



This policy was written to demonstrate the strong commitment of the committee and volunteers of the Ashwood Junior Football Club (AJFC) to child safety and to provide an outline of the policies and practices the Club has developed to keep everyone safe from any harm, including abuse.


Commitment to Child Safety

The Ashwood Junior Football Club is committed to promoting and protecting the safety and well-being of children and young people in our care who access activities, programs, services or facilities for which the AJFC is responsible for.

 All children who are a part of the Club have a right to feel and be safe. The welfare of the children in our care will always be our first priority and the Club has a zero tolerance to child abuse.


Use of the Commitment Statement

The Commitment Statement will be used on all recruitment documents, nomination documents for election to the committee and be displayed on our website

Reviewing this policy

This policy will be reviewed every two years or as required and we undertake to seek views, comments and suggestions from children, parents, carers, staff and volunteers involved in the Club.

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