Constitution and Policies


Codes of Conduct

Paralympics Australia’s Codes of Conduct set out the standards of behaviour which apply to those who represent Paralympics Australia as athletes or staff.

People Protection Policy

Paralympics Australia’s People Protection Policy applies to representatives of Paralympics Australia and participants in Paralympics Australia’s activities and programs. Its purpose is to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of all people engaged in the activities of Paralympics Australia, including children. This policy also sets out the processes to be followed in the event of a person making a complaint against any representative of Paralympics Australia.

Any questions or complaints under the People Protection Policy should be directed to

Privacy Policy

Paralympics Australia’s Privacy Policy outlines how personal information is managed by Paralympics Australia. It complies with the National Privacy Principles and Privacy Act 1988, and applies to anyone about whom Paralympics Australia obtains personal information.

Anti-doping Policy

Paralympics Australia’s Anti-doping Policy complies with the requirements of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority. It applies to all athletes and other members of Paralympics Australia’s programs, including Teams.

Equal Opportunity and Anti-discrimination Policy

Paralympics Australia’s Equal Opportunity and Anti-discrimination Policy sets out Paralympics Australia’s commitment to providing opportunities for all Australian Paralympic athletes to train and compete in their sport free from discrimination, and to creating a working environment that is free from discrimination in any form.

Website Media Distribution Policy

Paralympics Australia’s Website Media Distribution Policy specifies how media outlets may use material from Paralmpics Australia’s website and the responsibility for any liability incurred from such use.

Online Donation Refunds Policy

Paralympics Australia recognises that sometimes donations are made in error, and does not seek to be the recipient of donations that are not willingly given. Paralympics Australia’s Online Donation Refunds Policy governs the conditions under which Paralympics Australia will refund donations, and the process to be followed.

Classification Policy

Classification underpins all competition in Paralympic sport. Paralympics Australia’s Classification Policy sets out the position, roles and responsibilities of Paralympics Australia as they relate to classification and creates a framework for processes and procedures for the management of classification in Australia. Paralympics Australia’s Classification Policy is supported by its Classification Standard – Athlete Evaluation, Classification Standard – Protests and Appeals and Classification Standard – Classifier Training and Certification.

To acquire a copy of any or all of these policies, please contact Paralympics Australia via or (02) 9704 0500.