BMX Victoria - Code of Conduct

Through our affiliations with CYCLING VICTORIA and BMX AUSTRALIA we are all part of CYCLING AUSTRALIA the national body for cycle sports. CYCLING AUSTRALIA has a code of conduct which, whilst not specific to our branch of the sport, lays out the expectations for Riders, Entrants, Family members and Officials.

Cycling Australia
CODE OF CONDUCT

1. PURPOSE

The purpose of the Code of Conduct (Code) is to describe the type of behaviour which Cycling Australia (CA) is seeking to promote and encourage its members and supporters to adopt.

2. GOVERNANCE

The code shall be known as Cycling Australia’s Code of Conduct. The Code shall govern the conduct of all persons formally associated with cycling within Australia. In particular, it shall apply to:

3. KEY PRINCIPLES

CA wishes to operate in an environment where people show respect for others and their property. Respect is defined as consideration for another’s physical and emotional well being and possessions, to ensure no damage or deprivation is caused to either.

CA wishes to operate in an environment that is free from harassment. Harassment is defined as any action directed at an individual or group that creates a hostile, intimidating or offensive environment. (Refer to ASC Guidelines for Harassment-Free Sport).

CA wishes to operate in a non-discriminatory environment. Respect the right, dignity and worth of every human being - within the context of the activity, treat everyone equally regardless of gender, ethnic origin or religion.

Persons to whom this Code applies acknowledge and agree to comply with the disciplinary and grievance procedures promulgated by CA. If any disciplinary action is taken, persons directly affected shall be given the opportunity to participate in those proceedings and the right to appeal against any decision against them.

4. KEY ELEMENTS

All persons who are bound by this code shall:

5. UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOUR

This list provides examples of behaviour deemed to be unsuitable and not in the best interests of the sport.