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Sports Integrity

Integrity means the ethics and values that promote community confidence in sailing.

Australian Sailing and the broader sailing community take integrity seriously, because we believe that everyone has the right to be able to participate in and enjoy sport, confident in the knowledge that they are part of a safe, fair, and inclusive environment. We believe that all of our members and participants have an obligation to protect the integrity of sport, as well as the health and wellbeing of everyone involved. That's why integrity is one of the six foundations underpinning our Sailing 2032 Strategic Plan, and one of our organisation's four key values.

On a more fundamental level, we take integrity seriously because it's the right thing to do.

We work closely with Sport Integrity Australia, the national coordination agency for sport integrity threats. For more information about Sport Integrity Australia, visit its website. Sailing-specific questions about any integrity related matters should be directed to your local Club Support Officer.

Integrity policies

The National Integrity Framework is made up of five policies. The page linked below has all these, and our other integrity-related policies.

Integrity policies

Online education

Sport Integrity Australia (SIA) has online courses covering child safeguarding, anti-doping, ethical decision making, and more. Create an account to access these courses.

SIA eLearning

Resources for clubs

We've created and collated a bunch of great resources to help clubs, classes and Discover Sailing Centres build integrity capability. Click the link to access these resources.

Resources for clubs

Play By The Rules

Play by the Rules provides information, resources, tools and training to help prevent and deal with discrimination, harassment, child safety, inclusion and integrity issues in sport.

Play By The Rules

eSafety Sport Hub

The eSafety Sport hub provides information on how to recognise online abuse and deal with online abuse in sport, as well as tailored advice for sport administratorscoaches and officials, and athletes and competitors.

eSafety Sport Hub

Articles from Australian Sailing

We have a variety of articles addressing common questions and concerns regarding the National Integrity Framework. Click here to read more.


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Making a complaint

Australian Sailing works with Sport Integrity Australia (SIA) to coordinate and manage complaints. Complaints received will be evaluated and either managed by SIA or Australian Sailing.

Making a complaint

How to get support

If you, or someone you care about, is struggling with an issue it's okay to reach out for support. Click the button to view a list of available support services.

Support services

Contact us

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Assess your club’s progress on the National Integrity Framework

Since Australian Sailing adopted the National Integrity Framework (NIF) on 31 March 2022, clubs around Australia have made fantastic progress on implementing the NIF and improving their integrity management. As we approach the first anniversary of the NIF implementation, it’s a good time to review your club’s progress and find any areas for improvement.
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