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The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing is currently working on updating the resources on this page. To access unlinked documents and discuss the update timeframe please phone 1300 714 990.

Child Safe Environments

Keeping Children Safe in Recreation and Sport (PDF, 8923 KB)
Recording Complaints and Incidents (PDF, 27 KB)
Standards for dealing with information obtained about a person’s criminal history as part of a relevant history assessment
Relevant History Assessments (PDF, 359 KB)
Child Abuse Allegations Guidelines   (PDF, 225 KB)

Coaching Tips from the Essentials for Coaching Children course

Coaching Tips 1  (PDF, 160 KB)
Coaching Tips 2 (PDF, 117 KB)
Coaching Tips 3 (PDF, 107 KB)
Coaching Tips  4 (PDF, 118 KB)
Coaching Tips 5 (PDF, 122 KB)
Coaching Tips 6 (PDF, 126 KB)
Coaching Tips 7 (PDF, 120 KB)
Training Sessions Template (PDF, 38 KB)
ECC Video Notes   (PDF, 2006 KB)

Club Management

Strategic Planning – A Guide for Recreation and Sport Organisations  (PDF, 176 KB)
Working with Local Government (PDF, 2010 KB)
Working with Clubs booklet (PDF, 818 KB)
How to Incorporate Fact Sheet (PDF, 203 KB)

Facebook and Website Policies

ORS Facebook Page Information (PDF, 186 KB)


Governance Principles for SA Sport (PDF, 1084 KB)
So you want to be a Committee Member (PDF, 183 KB)
So you want to be a Board Director (PDF, 182 KB)
Board Director Induction Pack (PDF, 1833 KB)
Committee Member Induction Pack (PDF, 968 KB)
Board Diversity SA State Sporting Organisations   (PDF, 430 KB)

Physical Activity Guidelines

24-Hour Movement Guidelines for 5-17y.o. – Fact Sheet
24-Hour Movement Guidelines for 5-17y.o. – Tips for parents and carers
24-Hour Movement Guidelines for 5-17y.o. – A3 Poster


Community Gym Guide (PDF, 4352 KB)

Guidelines / Templates

Targeting Mature Age Participants (PDF, 1057 KB)
Sports Medicine Australia's Hot Weather Guidelines
Member Protection Policy template for State Sporting Organisations (DOC, 806 KB)
Member Protection Policy template for Clubs (DOC, 799 KB)
Disability Discrimination Policy Template


Snapshots from 2010/11 - Another Year of Building Active, Healthy Communities (PDF, 909 KB)
Snapshots from 2011/12 - Enriching Lives Through Active Recreation and Sport (PDF, 2033 KB)

Participation Research

Trends in Recreation and Sport (2001-2010) (PDF, 1510 KB)

Position Statements

Smoke Free (PDF, 25 KB)
Recreation   (PDF, 255 KB)