Waverley Little Athletics Centre Inc.

Family, Fun and Fitness since 12 November 1968
Victoria's Premier Grass Track

Child Safe Organisation


Kids, we expect you to enjoy doing athletics in a fun, safe environment with your friends.

Our Committee, Age Group Leaders, Officials, Coaches and Families are all responsible to make sure this happens. We all need to follow the LAVic Child Safe Code of Conduct.

If there are any issues, please contact our Child Safety Officers for Season 2023/24:

Caitlin Brusco or Linh Andree

Please refer to WLAC Child Safe Policy, LAVic Child Safe Policy and LAVic's Child Safe page for further details: https://lavic.com.au/child-safe/



The safety of our athletes and families is paramount and as an organisation providing services and facilities specifically for children, we are required to meet Victorian Government Child Safe Standards from 1 January 2017.

The original 7 Child Safe Standards were recently replaced by 11 Standards, that came into effect on 1 July 2022.

The 11 new standards are outlined in this handout. The 4 major changes concentrated on:

More information can be found on LAVic website and Victorian Government Commission for Children and Young People website.



The Victorian Government introduced the Working with Children Act which came into effect on 1 July 2009.  The WWC Check applies to adults who are engaged in volunteer roles involving children.

Please refer to the LAVic WWCC Handout and Working with Children Check website for full details and exemptions.

How do I get a WWC check?

Volunteer WWC check are free and can be applied for online: Working with Children Check website. 

I already have a WWC Check

That's great!  Please ensure that you update your WWC details to include:

Waverley Little Athletics Centre Inc.
Glen Waverley VIC 3150

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Little Athletics Victoria - Waverley 34
Locked Bag 1011
Port Melbourne VIC 3207

Phone: 03 9960 8600
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Please log into the Working with Children Check website to update details of your WWCC and also show your WWCC card to a committee member, so that we can add it to our records.


Last Updated: 14/10/2023 13:07:21

Child Safe Organisation

Child Safe Standards - communication guidelines (Updated 18/08/2017)
Child Safe Standards - parents/carers information (Updated 18/07/2022)
Child Safe Standards - physical contact guidelines (Updated 18/08/2017)
Child Safe Standards Email from LAVic (Updated 02/01/2017)
Child Safe Standards Email no. 2 from LAVic (Updated 02/01/2017)
Child Safe Standards July 2022 (Updated 01/05/2022)
LAA info sheet_child concerns_2016 (Updated 10/01/2017)
LAA info sheet_code of conduct_2016 (Updated 10/01/2017)
LAA info sheet_LAA child safety commitment_2016 (Updated 10/01/2017)
LAA National Child Protection Policy - 2018 (Updated 09/11/2020)
LAVic Child Safe Code of Conduct (Updated 11/08/2022)
LAVic Child Safe Policy (Updated 29/09/2022)
LAVic Child Safety incidence reporting form (Updated 01/05/2022)
LAVic Statement of Commitment - Child Safety (Updated 02/01/2017)
LAVic WWCC Handout 2022 (Updated 23/08/2022)
WLAC Child Safe Policy (Updated 23/10/2022)
WLAC Child Safe Standards Document (Updated 01/05/2022)