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Commitment

COMMITMENT TO CHILD SAFETY

South West Academy of Sport (SWAS) is committed to ensuring that young people who participate in its activities have a safe and happy experience.  SWAS supports and respects children, young people, staff, volunteers and participants.  

SWAS Child and Vulnerable People Policy

Child Safety explanation for Young People

The Commission for Children and Young People defines wellbeing as:

"a positive state of physical, mental and emotional health. It generally means feeling safe, happy and healthy more than momentarily."

Resources

The following support services may be able to assist athletes or their families.

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If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call triple zero; 000

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Kids Helpline

A free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Qualified counsellors at Kids Helpline are available anytime and for any reason.  (1800 55 1800)

Lifeline

24 hour crisis support via phone, text, or online chat. (13 11 14)

Beyond Blue

24 hour support via phone, or online chat.  (1300 22 46 36)

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13 YARN

24 hour phone support for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders.  (13 92 76)

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Mental health support online or via phone.  (1800 650 890)

Sexual Assault Crisis Line

A Victorian after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault.

Mon-Fri: 5pm-9am, and weekends  (1800 806 292)

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1800 RESPECT

Free 24 hour support via text, phone, or online for people impacted by domestic, family or sexual violence.

Call - 1800 737 732

Text - 0458 737 732

Report

If you have a concern regarding child safety at SWAS, please contact us:

If you have a general concern regarding child safety please contact the Commission for Children and Young People:

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