Running a successful netball club can be a complicated process. From committee structures, legal obligations, member inclusion and member protection, we want to ensure our clubs are getting it right and feel supported as they do so.
To assist clubs with these obligations, PNA has recently developed a Club Governance Kit. This kit contains templates and links to resources designed to make life easier for our club volunteers.
On this page we also provide plenty of links to further educate our members on a broad range of topics, including grants.
PNA Club Governance Kit
PNA has recently developed a club governance kit to assist clubs to understand and fulfill their obligations. The kit is designed to:
- assist club committee members to undertake their roles and responsibilities;
- provide guidance and frameworks for dealing with governance matters and issues; and
- provide resources to make the governance task of club volunteers easier and less time consuming, allowing more time to focus on netball.
The kit covers the following important topics:
- A sample club constitution template is provided.
- Includes a template Governance Charter and sample committee position descriptions.
- Templates for meeting agenda, meeting minutes and reports.
- Template Strategic/Operational Plan.
- Budget template.
- Sample policies on Communication, Inclusion, Refunds, Team Selection, Terms and Conditions and Complaint Handling.
- Child Safeguarding. Links to resources on Working With Children and Member Screening
- Links to resources on insurance, including the Netball Australia National Insurance Program.
PNA member clubs can request a copy of the kit by contacting the PNA office.
There are a range of government, private and sporting bodies that often offer grants for community sport. These can be used for a variety of purposes. Click on the links below for more information.
The organisations below provide an abundance of resources for clubs of all sports to help run an effective committee, meet their legal obligations, whilst providing safe, inclusive environment for all participants.
As an affiliated association to Netball WA, PNA follows many of the same policies and guidelines provided on their website.
Play by the Rules
Developed by a wide range of national sporting bodies, Play by the Rules is an online resource providing information, resources, tools and free online training to increase the capacity and capability of administrators, coaches, officials, players, parents and spectators to assist them in preventing and dealing with discrimination, harassment, child safety, inclusion and integrity issues in sport.
This West Australian Government run program provides tools and resources for local clubs and associations to help embed its eight values in all sporting bodies. This program is endorsed by Netball WA.
Every Club Hub
Run by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, the Every Club Hub provides an online portal, videos, as well as, face-to-face workshops on everything from starting a new club, running a committee, to marketing and sponsorship.
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
The Government of Western Australia provides important information about running an incorporated association and the legal obligations of doing so.
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is the Australian Government agency responsible for supporting and investing in sport. It comprises Sport Australia and the AIS. Their website provides a wide scope of information and resources for athletes and their families, schools and organisations, as well as, coaches and officials.
Working with Children Check
A WWC Check is required by club members who engage in certain paid or unpaid work with children. This WA Government site will help you decide if your club members are required to apply and any records you are required to keep.