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.
CODES OF CONDUCT
The Codes of Conduct list the expected behaviour in basketball by administrators, coaches, officials, players, parents and spectators.
Download the Basketball Victoria Codes of Conduct
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.
Download the Membership Obligation By-Laws
BV MEMBER PROTECTION BY-LAWS (amended_22_November 2009)
These by-laws set the obligations for screening persons who work with children and deal with discrimination, harassment and vilification on grounds of gender, race and so on.
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)
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)
Child Protection Policy
This policy is in place to ensure the safety of children participating in basketball.
Download the Child Protection Policy
These by-laws establish the Tribunal to deal with misbehaviour in basketball.
Download the Tribunal 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
This policy sets out the conditions under which photographs and video can be taken at basketball games and venues.
Download Photography Policy
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
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)
Recommended reimbursements for referees.
Download Referee Reimbursements (PDF 79 KB)
This is the form for seeking approval for a basketball tour from overseas to Victoria.
This is the form for seeking approval for a basketball tour from Victoria to overseas.
For more information about Basketball Victoria policies contact Gerry Glennen:
P: 03 9837 8000