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A line in the sand for match officials: Q&A with Cameron Tradell (Part 1)

The Australian Sports Commission are taking an important lead in developing the essential skills of Match Officials. Writing for Club Respect, Patrick Skene chats with Cameron Tradell. Cameron leads the Coaching and Officiating team at the Australian Sports Commission and recently…

Game On: Reconciliation in action through sports

Sporting clubs and associations have many ways to contribute to reconciliation efforts, by challenging the norms we’ve previously accepted in our sporting environments and taking action towards change. By encouraging community sports clubs to transition from being mere allies to becoming active accomplices, we can collectively contribute to a more inclusive and equitable sporting culture.

Squeezing out bad behaviour from the sidelines

A question I've been asking myself recently is: who is ultimately responsible for removing a person who relentlessly abuses from the sidelines week-in, week-out?

Club Respect partners with SportWest

Club Respect is thrilled to announce a partnership with SportWest, supporting their Sideline Behaviour initiative with our “A.W.E.S.O.M.E.” framework and resources.

Match officials to unite at the National Officiating Summit

Club Respect is excited to announce that we'll be a Community Partner for the National Officiating Summit, to be held in Melbourne from 17-19 November 2023. Match officials have a power that isn’t often recognised. Coming together across codes to promote positive relationships with players and spectators can supercharge the prevention work already being done.

5 ways to build LGBTQIA+ inclusion in clubs

These steps are about building a culture that respects everyone, including LGBTQIA+ people. A club's focus on inclusion will benefit with celebration and pride. 

Sports Clubs celebrating NAIDOC Week 2022

NAIDOC Week events are being held across the country to celebrate and recognise the history and are a great way for clubs to show their support and commitment. To celebrate NAIDOC Week with a local club, we’ve compiled a list of clubs celebrating across the country:

The Facts: Sex Discrimination Act and transgender women’s inclusion in sport

When Allies falter communities notice. We can all agree that kindness is cool and inclusion matters, but every now and then political issues come up and allies feel torn, particularly when rights appear to be in conflict. Transgender women’s inclusion in sport continues to be one issue allies struggle with and allies have struggled this week.

12 of the best ‘Respect Moments’ from the Paralympics

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics continued the honourable spirit of the Olympics providing great moments of inspiration and the athletes, guides, coaches, officials, media and volunteers all lived and breathed the International Paralympic Committee values of Courage, Determination, Inspiration and…

12 of the Best from the ‘Respect’ Olympics

Here are 12 examples of the Olympic Spirit in which respect was shown and the world brought closer through the power of sport. #StrongerTogether