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Online Resources for Clubs

DSR Clubhouse

Is a Booklet series developed by the WA Department of Sport and Recreation designed around key topics in Club and Volunteer Development. The information booklets range in topics from starting a new club through to marketing and promotion of your club.

The Club House booklet series is available in hard copy through the Department of Sport and Recreation (9492 9700) or can be downloaded on line at the CLUBS section of

Club Filing Cabinet

The Club Filing Cabinet is an extensive collection of documents, templates and policies for clubs to use in Conjunction with the DSR Club House booklets.

The resources feature Job descriptions for a variety of Volunteers from presidents, through to team and canteen managers. Although generic in nature the documents provide a great starting point for developing documents specific to your club and your clubs needs.

A complete list of the downloadable documents can be found in the CLUBS section of

Play By The Rules

Is an excellent online training resource designed and managed by State Departments of Sport and Recreation. It provides excellent training for Club Administrators, Coaches, Parents and Players.

Please note having a certain number of Club Administrators complete the training is a requirement of Silver and Gold levels in the Quality Club Program. Access to the training is very simple and each course is completed very quickly and easily. The free online training can be accessed at The WAFC advises and asks that you encourage all of your committee to complete the online training.

Working With Children Check

The Working with Children Check (WWC) is a comprehensive criminal record check for certain people working with children in Western Australia.

The Working with Children Check aims to increase the safety of children in our community by helping to prevent people who have a criminal history that indicates they may harm children from working with children.

The  WCC website provides information on the current phasing in requirements, and a card validity assessment section that should be conducted on all working(or volunteering) cardholders periodically 

Other Useful websites for Club and Volunteer Development are:

Australian Sports Commission -
Healthway -
Clubs WA - 
Volunteering WA -
Department of Commerce -
Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor -