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Member Protection Information Officer Course

Date: Thursday, 25 May 2017

Time: 9.30 am - 1.00pm

Venue: Conference Room, Office for Recreation & Sport, 27 Valetta Road, Kidman Park

Cost: Free

The MPIO’s role is to provide appropriate advice to the organisation and affiliated clubs around their Member Protection Policy when issues arise.  The MPIO is also responsible for providing information about a person’s rights, responsibilities and options to an individual making a complaint or raising a concern, as well as support during the process.

To become an MPIO and be registered with the Australian Sports Commission a person must

  1. register for the online training on and complete the MPIO modules. Every module in this course must be completed and the certificate printed
  2. attend a 3 hour face to face training facilitated by the Office for Recreation and Sport.
  3. complete registration (using the unique codes provided) following the completion of both online and face to face courses

To register for face to face training:

Organisations should nominate persons who are considered suitable to fulfill the responsibilities of the role. A registration form must be completed.

All participants must complete the Member Protection Information Officer online training prior to the face to face course and print off and bring the certificate to the training course.

Participants in the MPIO face to face trainings should be endorsement by the President, CEO or another responsible officer of the state association.

The registration process requires that you include the name and contact details of the responsible officer endorsing the nominee for the course.