Policies

Basketball Victoria is committed to providing an enjoyable, safe and welcoming environment for its members and participants. We have developed a range of policies, procedures, by-laws and codes of conduct that are enforced across the state.

If you have any Member Protection Support requirements, please click here for further information.

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CODES OF CONDUCT
The Codes of Conduct list the expected behaviour in basketball by administrators, coaches, officials, players, parents and spectators.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
Terms & Conditions relate to Basketball Victoria participants for users of the “PlayHQ” platform being on-boarded from September 2019.

 

PRIVACY POLICY
Basketball Victoria’s privacy policy explains how private information is collected and used.

 

CLEARANCE BY-LAWS
The Clearance By-laws regulate clearances between associations and teams.

Download the Clearance By-Laws

 

DRUGS IN BASKETBALL BY-LAWS
These by-laws bring all Victorian basketball under the same prohibitions on drugs faced by international teams.

Download the Drugs in Basketball By-Laws

 

MEMBERSHIP OBLIGATION BY-LAWS
These by-laws set the procedure for associations to be affiliated with Basketball Victoria and their obligations to Basketball Victoria when they are affiliated (updated 2019).

 

BV MEMBER PROTECTION BY-LAWS
These by-laws set the obligations for screening persons who work with children and deal with discrimination, harassment and vilification on a number of grounds.

Download the BV Member Protection By-Laws (PDF 245 KB)

 

BV PARTICIPANTS’ PROTECTION BY-LAWS

These By-laws contain various requirements with respect to pregnancy, first aid equipment and heat policy designed to protect participants.

Download the BV Participants’ Protection By-Laws

 

MEMBER PROTECTION STATUTORY DECLARATION
This is a Statutory Declaration required to be made by all persons in basketball who are required to have a Working with Children Check or who would be if a recognised exemption didn’t apply.

Download the Member Protection Statutory Declaration (PDF 230 KB)

 

CONDITIONS-OF-ENTRY
This document is designed to be displayed at all stadiums to inform entrants about behavioural standards and requirements.

Download the Conditions of Entry (PDF 105 KB)

 

TRIBUNAL BY-LAWS
These by-laws establish the Tribunal to deal with misbehaviour in basketball.

Download the Tribunal By-Laws

 

INTEGRITY BY-LAWS
These by-laws regulate behaviour around gaming on basketball matches.

Download the Integrity By-Laws (PDF 512 KB)

 

REPORTS AND COMPLAINTS IN BASKETBALL
A guide on the process regarding complaints and reports.

Download the guide (PDF 536 KB)

 

WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK ADVICE (updated February 2015)
Advice on the requirements for a Working with Children Check.

 

CLIMATE POLICY (Heat Policy)
All persons involved in the organisation of games must be aware of the effect that extremes of weather can have on person playing or attending basketball and put in place adequate contingencies for the minimising of risk to persons, particularly when high temperatures are expected

Download Climate Policy

 

PHOTOGRAPHY/FILMING POLICY
This policy sets out the conditions under which photographs and video can be taken at basketball games and venues. This policy was updated on 19 February 2021.

Download Photography/Filming Policy

BASKETBALL VICTORIA MEDIA ACCREDITATION

This policy outlines the requirements of the Basketball Victoria Media Accreditation. This policy was updated on Friday 19 February 2021.

Download Basketball Victoria Media Accreditation

HAIR, ACCESSORIES & JEWELLERY POLICY
This ruling sets out what is or is not allowed to be worn during games.

Download Hair, Accessories and Jewellery Policy

 

BV BOARD CHARTER AND CODE OF CONDUCT

The Board’s primary role is one of trusteeship on behalf of its members and stakeholders, ensuring that Basketball Victoria (BV) remains viable and effective now and in the future.

Download the BV Board Charter and Code of Conduct (PDF)

 

JUNIOR REPRESENTATIVE COMMISSION CHARTER
This sets out the way junior representative basketball (VJBL) is managed.

Download the Junior Representative Commission Charter (PDF 198 KB)

 

SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE COMMISSION CHARTER
This sets out the way senior representative basketball (Big V) is managed.

Download the Senior Representative Commission Charter

 

COUNTRY COMMISSION CHARTER
This sets out the way country basketball is managed.

Download the Country Commission Charter (PDF 221 KB)

 

TECHNICAL OFFICIALS COMMISSION CHARTER
This sets out the way technical officials (referees etc.) in basketball are managed.

Download the Technical Officials Commission Charter (PDF 187 KB)

 

PEOPLE AND REMUNERATION COMMITTEE CHARTER

The purpose of this Charter is to document the objectives, responsibilities and administration of the People & Remuneration Committee.

Download the People and Remuneration Commitee Charter (PDF)

 

AUDIT, RISK AND COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE CHARTER

The purpose of this Charter is to document the objectives, responsibilities and administration of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

Download the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee Charter (PDF)


OTHER DOCUMENTS

 

REFEREE REIMBURSEMENTS
Recommended reimbursements for referees.

Download Referee Reimbursements (PDF 79 KB)

 

INBOUND TOURS
This is the form for seeking approval for a basketball tour from overseas to Victoria.

 

OUTBOUND TOURS
This is the form for seeking approval for a basketball tour from Victoria to overseas.

 

Contact

For more information about Basketball Victoria policies contact Gerry Glennen:

P: 03 9837 8000

E: gerry.glennen@basketballvictoria.com.au

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