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Child Safety Officer and Player welfare Officer

Child Safety Officer

Is an initiative of Cricket Victoria to promote the safeguarding of children and young people in community sport and was established to protect children from child abuse, bullying, harassment or any other inappropriate conduct at junior sporting events. The Child Safety Officer is the contact person for the child, promotes the rights of the child, and where required raises potential complaints or allegations to relevant government organisations, including the Police and Cricket Victoria. More information can be found here Looking after our kids | Cricket Australia.

Point Cook Cricket Club endorse and adopt Australian Cricket’s Policy for Safeguarding Children and Young People, Australian Cricket’s ‘Looking After Our Kids’ Code of Behaviour for Affiliated Associations and Clubs, and Australian Cricket’s Commitment to Safeguarding Children and Young People. Andrew Gordon is our Child Safety Officer. Andrew can be contacted on his mobile 0408 577 789 or email andrewandjennie@mail.com                           

 

Player Welfare Officer

Is an initiative of the Victorian Read the Play program, designed to raise awareness of mental health issues for junior members in sporting clubs. The program aims to identify and understand mental health issues, and empowers youths to seek help and to support each other’s mental health.

We encourage our children, or others with concerns about the safety or mental health of our junior members, to contact Andrew Gordon – our Child Safety Officer and Player Welfare Officer. Andrew, as a parent , has watched his children participate in cricket, and other sports. He has been involved in multiple sporting clubs, including team manager roles. Andrew can be contacted on his mobile 0408 577 789 or email andrewandjennie@mail.com