Policies, Procedures & Forms

Contained below are various Athletics SA policies and procedures that apply to Athletics SA clubs, registered participants, events, and competitions. There are also a number of forms that can be downloaded.


Athletics SA Incident Report Form (NOTE: all incidents must be reported within 48 hours of their occurrence)

Report Form (to be used to report any equipment or safety issues in relation to Athletics SA competitions and events)

Santos Stadium Evacuation Quick Reference Guide (for use during Athletics SA events conducted at Santos Stadium)

Member Protection Policy (updated policy adopted 17th June 2013)
Important: From the 1st of January 2011, new changes to child protection laws in South Australia come into effect. It is now a requirement that all those considered to be working with children have a valid police clearance. This applies, but is not limited to Coaches, Officials, Team Managers, Athletics SA staff, Child Safe Officer, Volunteers (as applicable), Registrars, and Member Protection Information Officers. Anyone involved with Athletics SA or its affiliates in any capacity, is strongly encouraged to read Part C of the Athletics SA Member Protection Policy. For those individuals that volunteer with Athletics SA and its affiliated clubs, the fee is waived if the correct procedure is followed. Please click the link to review the Police Checks Procedure. For more information, and to complete the form for lodgement, please visit the SAPOL website. Athletics SA has also put together the following FACT SHEET for clubs.

Privacy Policy (policy adopted 17th June 2013)

Volunteer Policy (adopted 17th March 2014)

Hot Weather Policy
Details Athletics SA’s policy in relation to competition in extreme weather, including cancellation and modification of events and programs.

Code of Conduct – Teams and Squads
(adopted 17th June 2013)
This code of conduct is applicable to all Athletics SA squads and representative teams

Risk Management Policy
(new policy adopted 17th June 2013)
This policy provides a broad overview. Detailed individual risk assessments are conducted for all events operated by Athletics SA.

Occupational Health and Safety Policy

Anti Doping Policy
Athletics SA adopts the doping policy and procedures of Athletics Australia and all Athletics SA registered participants are required to make themselves aware of and conform to the ASADA and WADA codes pertaining to anti-doping. The policy can be viewed via the link above. For more detailed information, please click here

Refund and Warrant Policy
Outlines Athletics SA’s refund and warranty policy for any payments made to the Association.


Awards Policy
Outlines the procedures selectors follow for Athletics SA awards.


Athletics SA Hall of Fame Application, Nomination, and Award Criteria
Details the application and selection process for induction of athletes into the Athletics SA Hall of Fame.



Staff Selection Procedure
Details the process Athletics SA follows in the recruitment of staff


Jarrod Stevens helps officials measure his throw during a competition at Santos Stadium


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