BHA Policy Documents
This page contains links to BHA Policy Documents. A number of these are currently in a development phase. When they have been endorsed by the BHA Board of Mamagement links to them will be added to this page. BHA Policy Documents will continue to be developed and reviewed.
Child & Youth Risk Management Strategy (RMS)
“The Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000 (the Act) and the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Regulation 2011 require regulated organisations to develop and implement a child and youth risk management strategy which aims to keep children and young people safe.” Queensland Government.
Our policy has been reviewed in accordance with the legislation and the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019.
Document endorsed by the BHA Board of Management 16 June 2021. Use this link to view/download this PDF document.
Member Protection Policy (MPP)
(BHA adopts Hockey Australia’s Member Protection Policy)
Along with the State Association (HQ) and other Associations, BHA Inc has adopted Hockey Australia's Member Protection Policy. This policy has been in place since 2004 and is regularly updated by HA.
The policy document is available for perusal under 'Policy' =>> 'Fair' within the HA Website. While the online location of the document may be moved by HA from time to time within its Website, in 2021 it is to be found here: HA Member Protection Policy (250KB PDF).
The Policy is intended to cover all players, officials, parents, spectators, etc, that are participating in all affiliated Associations, Clubs and Sub-committees. The document includes a "Code of Behaviour" for each level of participation.
Relevant documents and information can also be accessed via links on this HQ page .
Code of Behaviour
When registering as a player, as an official, or registering a junior player as a parent or guardian, and so on, members are required to agree to the relevant code of behaviour (or conduct). The online statement reads:
"I/we agree to abide by Hockey Australia, Hockey Qld and BWHA/BHA Code of Conduct and Policies & Procedures".
A member's registration will not be accepted without a "Yes" answer to this statement/question.