police checkThe majority of states/territories in Australia have now introduced mandatory legislation requiring eight ball coaches to undergo a screening process in order to work with children under 18 year of age.   The AEBF is committed to helping coaches to adhere to the requirements, and will make the screening process an essential pre-requisite for a Coach coaching juniors.  As such, a focused effort has been made to contact all state/territory eight ball coaches with the aim of helping them to meet relevant screening requirements.

Unfortunately there is not a national screening system.  Each state/territory has its own legislation.  Please refer to the information below for details.  NB. All information was gathered from the respective state/territory working with children check website or equivalent and was correct at time of printing.  Please note this information is subject to changes and it is the responsibility of the eight ball coach to ensure that they comply with state legislation.

**There are no national standards regarding police checks and clearances. Each State and Territory have their own procedures. It is necessary to fulfil the requirements in each State or Territory in which you are working.

ACT

Produce original, current national police certificate to the AEBF NCC and then every four year or upon renewal. Click here

NSW

Provide current WWC check employee ID number to the AEBF NCC and then every four year or upon renewal. Click here

NT

Produce original, current national police certificate to the AEBF NCC and then every four year or upon renewal. Click here

Qld

Provide current blue card authorisation number to the AEBF NCC and then every four year or upon renewal. Click here

SA

Produce original, current national police certificate to the AEBF NCC and then every four year or upon renewal. Click here

Tas

Produce original, current national police certificate to the AEBF NCC and then every four year or upon renewal. Click here

Vic

Produce current WWC check authorisation number to the AEBF NCC and then every four year or upon renewal. Click here

WA

Produce current WWC check authorisation number to the AEBF NCC and then every four year or upon renewals. Click here

This information was correct as of 30 June 2010 but is subject to change and it is the responsibility of the tennis coach to ensure that they comply with current legislative requirements.

Other Contacts

Australian Sports Commission
The Australia Sports Commission offers online courses for coaches as well as various workshops held all around Australia. Further information visit the Australian Sports Commission's Coaching Section. For information about workshops in your State/Territory, visit the Contacts page in the Coaching Section.
 State/ Territory Departments of Sports and Recreation

Each state/ territory departments of sports and recreation offer workshops for coaches.