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Hockey Victoria (HV) is committed to providing inclusive environments for children and young people to participate and engage in the sport of Hockey in Victoria.

  • Hockey Victoria will actively work to listen to, respect and empower children, and to encourage their participation in Hockey;
  • Hockey Victoria has established policies and procedures that seek to protect Children from harm, and will take all allegations and concerns very seriously and will respond to them consistently, in line with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Is committed to regularly training and educating our Staff and Volunteers about Child Harm risks.
  • Is committed to educating our member Clubs & Association about the importance of child safety practices, policies and processes.

Support Services

Hockey Victoria recommend the following support services to anyone who finds that they impacted by the information presented on this page:

  • Lifeline: or call 13 11 14
  • The Alannah and Madeline Foundation:
  • Braveheart’s Foundation:
  • Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
  • 1800 Respect: 1800 737 732
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line: 1800 806 292
  • Blue Knot Helpline (for survivors of childhood trauma): 1300 657 380
  • Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
  • Youth Helpline 1300 13 17 19

Useful Links

Safe Hockey Policies & Procedures

Educational Resources

Hockey Victoria encourage all of our Affiliates to access the Hockey Australia Educational Resources under the Safe Hockey Hub (TBC).

VicSport also offer a range of resources and templates to support Associations and Clubs.

National Redress Scheme

National Redress Scheme Website

Information for Clubs & Associations 


  • If a person is concerned about an immediate risk to a Child’s safety, the person must phone Victorian Police on “000” as soon as practicable.
  • If a person suspects that a child is at risk of, or being, harmed, the person may report the belief to one of the HV Member Protection Information Officers who will guide you through the next steps in addressing your concerns.

Member Protection






Andrew Skillern 0430 751 223
David Bourke (03) 9884 2100