Child and Youth Safety

Child and Youth Safety

Orienteering Queensland is committed to the safety and well-being of all children and young people who participate in our sport. OQ has developed a Child and Youth Risk Management Strategy to help foster a safe and supportive environment.

Our CYRMS complements the policies and codes of conduct of Orienteering Australia:

Contact: Any concerns regarding any aspect of child and youth safety may be raised with OQ's Member Protection Information Officer, or with a local Club President, or directly with the Queensland Government's Child Safety Services. OQ Contacts.

Orienteering Queensland supports Play by the Rules, a nationwide initiative to prevent and deal with discrimination, harassment, child safety, inclusion and integrity issues in sport.

See also:  Sport Integrity Australia - Child Safe Practices Do's & Dont's


Child Protection and Safety Induction & Test

 Click here to download the Child Protection & Safety Induction Booklet.

The test below must be undertaken by all coaches and managers of junior orienteers after having read and become familiar with the Booklet:-

OQ Child Protection & Safety Induction Test

Pass results must be emailed to


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