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All Waratah Masters Cycling Club members, administrators, officials, and coaches are encouraged to visit and draw on resources available via Play by the Rules website.

All persons who are bound by this code shall:

  • Act in a manner which is compatible with the interests of AusCycling and Waratah Masters CC.
  • Accord people involved in cycling with the appropriate courtesy, respect and regard for their rights and obligations.
  • Treat people’s property with respect and due consideration of its value.
  • Show a positive commitment to Auscycling and Waratah’s policies, rules, procedures, guidelines and agreements. 
  •  Respect the law and customs of the places they visit. 
  • Respect the confidentiality of information that they receive in the course of fulfilling their duties. 
  • Not misuse funds or property belonging to another party. 
  • Uphold the standing and reputation of all forms of cycling within Australia. 
  • Observe and comply with the Anti-Doping Rules set out in the AusCycling Anti-Doping Policy.rules, procedures, guidelines and agreements.

Unacceptable Behaviour

  • Sledging other athletes, officials or event organisers. Sledging is defined as a statement that is deemed to denigrate and/or intimidate another person, or behaviour likely to constitute emotional abuse.
  • Excessive use of alcohol, acting in a way that becomes a public nuisance, or creating a public disturbance.
  • Damaging another person’s property or depriving them of that property.
  • Sexual relations between an appointed official and a junior athlete (under the age of consent), irrespective of the wishes and desires of the athlete. In all other cases such relations are strongly discouraged.
  • Any physical contact with athletes shall be appropriate to the situation and be necessary for the further development of the athlete’s skill.
  • The use or encouragement of the use banned substances. (The banned substance list is as outlined under CA’s Anti-Doping Policy.)
  • Statements which are deemed to denigrate the group that an individual is representing.
  • Any form of harassment.