The Australian Underwater Federation is committed to the health, safety and general well-being of all its members. The organisation is dedicated to providing a safe environment for our members and service providers participating in our activities Sport in Australia is held as a positive influence that enriches the lives of all who are involved. As Australians, we greatly value this essence of sport in our culture and our community, and we all have the right to enjoy our sport, at whichever level we participate.
This Policy is an essential part of our organisation’s proactive and preventative approach to tackling inappropriate behaviour. As a sport, we are proud to lead the way in ensuring safe and harassment-free sport for all of our competitors, coaches, officials, administrators, volunteers and supporters.
This Policy assists to ensure that every person involved in our sport is treated with respect and dignity, and is safe and protected from abuse. It also aims to ensure that everyone involved in our sport is aware of his or her legal and ethical rights and responsibilities.