Anti-Doping In this Anti-Doping Policy, references to Sporting Administration Body should be read as references to Australian Baseball Federation Inc (ABF). ABF's international federation is the International Baseball Federation (IBAF).
Child Safeguarding The child safeguarding component of Fair Safe Sport is delivered by the WA Sports Federation through it’s Safe Clubs 4 Kids (SC4K) initiative, in partnership with the Department of Sport and Recreation, the Working with Children Screening Unit, the WA Police – Child Abuse Squad and Surf Life Saving WA.
Competitions Baseball WA (BWA) is committed to being a well-managed and top performing organisation. This policy is intended to provide guidance to Employees, Directors and stakeholders regarding the structure of local metro and regional competitions.
Concussion in Sports The information in this policy is general. Reading or using this policy is not the same as getting medical advice from your doctor or health professional. All reasonable attempts have been made to ensure the information is accurate. However, SMA is not responsible for any loss, injury, claim or damage that may result from using or applying the information in this policy.
Disability Inclusion The Australian Baseball Federation supports the right of people with disabilities to be involved in all facets of baseball, including full and equitable participation in grass roots to elite level baseball, in both a playing and non-playing role.
Health and Safety The Board of Baseball WA Ltd (BWA) affirms that the health and safety of all participants is of primary concern and endorses the following practices as official policy of the organisation.
Insurance V-Insurance are one of the world’s leading Risk Management advisors and insurance brokers. V-Insurance and Willis are the insurance broker for BA, the ABL and MLB in the US. V-Insurance Group are also sponsors of BA.
Little League Bat Rules The bat must be a baseball bat which meets the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat) as adopted by Little League. It shall be a smooth, rounded stick, and made of wood or of material and colour tested and proved acceptable to the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat).
Member Protection Baseball Australia is committed to providing a safe environment for children, an environment which is free from harassment and abuse for all participants. Baseball Australia fosters and promotes respectful and positive behaviour and values, and it expects that is participants, officials, and spectators will take up this view.
Social Media (Members) Baseball WA acknowledges the emergence of new technology and communication media and wishes to encourage the use of social media for the benefit of the sport and its participants. Baseball WA also recognises that its members need some level of protection from possible threats of vilification and/or cyber bullying through such social media channels.
Working with Children BWA acknowledges the role of the West Australian Sports Federation WASF), Australian Baseball Federation (BA), Perth Heat and the Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) in the development of its Working with Children procedures.
The Australian Baseball Federation is the peak representative body for baseball in Australia. The Australian Baseball Federation has national and international regulatory and co-ordination responsibilities. In performing those functions the Australian Baseball Federation uses the descriptor: "Baseball Australia".