Long Reef SLSC Member Protection

Code of Conduct, Member Protection and Complaints handling at Long Reef SLSC 

Update for 2018-19

In relation to issues relating to member protection, child protection, member code of conduct and complaints handling Long Reef SLSC is governed by the current policies and procedures of our national governing body Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA). 

Please refer to: 2018 SLSA Policy 6.05 – Member Protection at: 

SLSA member protection policy (current) 

CLUB MEMBER PROTECTION INFORMATION OFFICERS (MPIO) 

Long Reef SLSC has MPIOs to provide information and advice to all Club members about the rights, responsibilities and options availablee to members concerning member protection, child protection, member club code of conduct and complaints handling 

Our Club’s current MPIOs are Stuart Thomson and Margaret Pearson.  

They can be contacted at: MPIO@longreef.com 

ELECTRONIC MEMBER PROTECTION DECLARATION & SCREENING FORMS 

A condition of club membership at Long Reef SLSC is for all club members aged from 18 years and over to complete an electronic member protection declaration & screening form.  

If you have NOT completed the electronic member protection declaration and screening form: 

Access the member declaration form at: 

LINK – electronic member protection and screening form  

A MEMBER PROTECTION DECLARATION & SCREENING FORM MUST BE DONE BY ALL MEMBERS FOR THE 2018-19 SEASON 

WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECKS (WWCC) 

A condition of club membership at Long Reef SLSC is that for any person aged 18 years or over who is performing any of the following roles: Nipper Age Manager or Assist Age Manager, Nipper Water Safety, Cadet Supervisor/Assistant Supervisor, or otherwise performing any role as a Nipper Committee Member they must have a current working with children check as a condition of performing the role. A WWCC is free for all volunteers to obtain. 

To obtain a WWCC go to: 

https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION GOTO: 

SLSA Safeguarding Children and Young People – https://sls.com.au/safeguarding 

NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian – https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/ 

Or contact the Club MPIOS at MPIO@longreef.com 

How Do I Become a Member?
  1. Register your membership via https://sls.com.au/join/. Long Reef Surf Club uses an online sign-up, renewal and payment system. Alternatively, you can complete a Membership Form and return this to the club with payment.
  2. Pay for your membership and other fees on the SLSA Payments Page.
  3. SLSA & SLSNSW have a duty of care to all those associated with the organisation and to the individuals and organisations to whom the SLSA Member Protection Policy applies. As a requirement of the Member Protection Policy, SLSA & SLSNSW must enquire into the background of its members. Therefore, it is important that all Members over the age of 18 years of age complete a “member protection form”. All adult members of Long Reef are required to complete a member protection declaration form. If you are a new member or have not completed this form last season and you are renewing your Long Reef Membership, you will need to go to the link below and sign the form then scan the completed form and email it to: registrar@longreef.com

     

    download-the member protection form-here

     YOU MUST COMPLETE THE MEMBER PROTECTION DECLARATION AS A CONDITION OF MEMBERSHIP AT LONG REEF SLSC

     For any membership enquiries, please email our registrar, registrar@longreef.com  

Membership Fees
Adult Membership (18+/Active/Active Reserve/Associate) Patrolling member with an SRC or Bronze award aged 15 years or over $150.00
Long Service Membership May be granted to members who have completed 10 years Active (patrolling) service, or 8 years Active (patrolling) service and 4 years Reserve Active service after application to management committee. May or may not patrol. $75.00
Cadet Membership (U14-U18) Members in the U14 – U18 age groups who are doing (or have) their Surf Rescue Certificate and patrolling. $125.00
Nipper Membership
(U6-U13)
1st Child

$190.00
(inc. $50 parent assistance bond)

Nipper Membership
(U6-U13)
2nd Child

$140

Family Membership  Family Membership may be granted to any family group deemed to consist of two adults and at least two children or four or more children from any one family who are either Junior (Nipper) Under 16 (Cadet) or Under 18 members.

$390.00
(inc. $50 parent assistance bond)

Sustaining Benefactor   $75.00
Life Member & Distinguished Service Bronze member with at least 15 years service elected at a General or Annual General Meeting

$0.00

 

Bronze Training Fees, Competition Fees and Gym Fees
Adult Membership Competition Fee
(18+)
All competitors

$160.00 (Rower)

$135.00
(Non-Rower)

Cadet Membership Competition Fee
(U14-U18)
  $0.00
Nipper Membership Competition Fee
(U6-U13)
  $0.00

Training Fees

Adult Membership Training Fee
(18+)
  $100.00
Cadet Membership Training Fee
(U14-U18)
  $50.00
Nipper Membership Training Fee
(U6-U13)
  $0.00
Family Membership Training Fee  

$0.00

 

 

 

OTHER FEES

Gym Key Deposit Fee

 

 

$50.00

 

Other Information

New Members please contact Club with Birth Certificate or Passport