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Child Safe Sport Forum: Royal Commission Recommendations for Sport – 22 Mar 2018, Sydney Olympic Park
Thursday 22 March 2018, 08:45 - 13:30
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Office of Sport
Child Safe Sport Forum: Royal Commission Recommendations for Sport
22 March 2018, 8.45am–1.30pm
Ian Thorpe Theatre, Ground Floor, 6B Figtree Dr, Sydney Olympic Park

Cost: Free

Australia's five-year long Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse handed down its final reports in December 2017. The Commission made 409 recommendations, set out across 17 volumes of reports. Volume 14 was dedicated to sport, recreation and community groups.

Hear from leading child safety experts on what the Royal Commission recommended and what it means for sport and recreation.


  • Janet Schorer, NSW Children's Guardian
  • Andrew Johnson, NSW Advocate for Children and Young People
  • Experts from the NSW Ombudsman, Office of the eSafety Commissioner and more.

Full program available soon.

Presentations will include:

  • Child sexual abuse in sport and recreation – what the Royal Commission found
  • Child Safe Standards recommendations
  • Children's views on safety in sport and recreation
  • Responding, reporting and record keeping recommendations
  • Strengthening eSafety recommendations.

For more information and inquires, please contact: Shannon Dixon, [email protected] 

More information and registration

Location Ian Thorpe Theatre, NSW Institute of Sport Sydney
6B Figtree Dr
Sydney Olympic Park