Reporting Integrity Concerns to
Sport Integrity Australia

Volleyball Australia has adopted the National Integrity Framework. This means that some complaints can be reported directly to Sport Integrity Australia for management.

Complaints about alleged breaches of the Child Safeguarding Policy or Discrimination based on race, disability, sex, religion or age can be submitted to Sport Integrity Australia below.

You can report directly to Sport Integrity Australia by filling out the webform on the Sport Integrity Australia website.

REPORT TO SPORT INTEGRITY AUSTRALIA

– Sport Integrity Australia Complaint Form
– Phone: 13 000 27232

All alleged breaches in relation to other VA policies will be managed by VA.

Reporting Integrity Concerns to
Volleyball Australia

Anyone in Volleyball is entitled to report their concerns directly to Volleyball Australia.

Volleyball Australia will evaluate and assess your complaint; however, your complaint may be delegated to your state association or club for investigation. Volleyball Australia will assist these organisations with the management of your complaint to ensure it is handled confidentially and in accordance with our policies.

To report an alleged breach to Volleyball Australia via:
Volleyball Australia Complaint Form
integrity@volleyball.org.au
National Integrity Manager, Kate Walker – 0435 067 668

 

To report an alleged breach of a non-NIF matter, report directly to Volleyball Australia via:

Email:    integrity@volleyball.org.au
Ph:         0435 067 668

 

The below table explains the different reporting processes for integrity related matters.

REPORT TO SPORT INTEGRITY AUSTRALIA

  • Child Safeguarding matters
  • Discrimination based on age, sex, gender, race or religion
  • Doping behaviour
  • Misconduct with a Child
  • Grooming
  • Supply of Drugs or Alcohol to a Child

REPORT TO VOLLEYBALL AUSTRALIA

  • Abuse
  • Bullying
  • Harassment
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Victimisation
  • Match fixing and other types of Competition Manipulation
  • Supplying inside information for the purposes of gambling
  • Betting on Volleyball events
  • Unlawful use of over the counter or prescription drugs
  • Inappropriate use or provision of supplements
  • Illicit drug use
  • Concealing information about Prohibited Conduct
  • Personal Grievances
  • Code of Conduct
  • Selection Disputes
  • Employment Matters
  • Governance concerns
  • Whistleblower Disclosures
  • Social Media breaches

In addition, please report to Volleyball Australia if at any time, you:

  • are approached to fix a game, event or other Volleyball activity
  • are interviewed by law enforcement about any criminal offence, including match-fixing
  • witness any unacceptable behaviour in Volleyball
  • need to carry needle equipment for a medical purpose AND are competing in either the AVSL or ABVT

FAQs

Why should I make a complaint?

Complaints help us take action against people who aren’t upholding the integrity standards of our sport. By speaking up – you are protecting all other people around you.

I’m not sure where my complaint should be lodged. Who should I contact?

Contact your State or Club Association or alternatively the Volleyball Australia National Integrity Manager – integrity@volleyball.org.au or 0435 067 668.

Who can make a complaint?

  • Anyone (regardless of their involvement in Volleyball) can make a complaint to Sport Integrity Australia

  • For matters being reported to a Volleyball Australia, the person making the complaint must be a member of a Volleyball Organisation

What type of complaints does Sport Integrity Australia manage?

Sport Integrity Australia can only manage complaints relating to alleged breaches of prohibited conduct under the National Integrity Framework can be submitted to Sport Integrity Australia.

Note: complaints can only be managed by Sport Integrity Australia if the alleged conduct occurred on or after 27 July 2022.