Constitution and policies

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Constitutions and policies


The Bowls Australia Constitution provides the framework and rules by which our organisation is governed. Bowls Australia is a company limited by guarantee.

View the Bowls Australia constitution


The Constitution empowers the Bowls Australia board and management to create policies.

 Affiliation and eligibility to play policy
- Interstate pennant declaration form

Anti doping policy

Appeals policy

Artificial devices - wheelchairs and bowlers arms

BA Logo Policy (dress regulations)

Bowls testing policy

Player and club clearance policy
- Interstate clearance application

Club coach reaccreditation policy

Developing junior bowls: guidelines and policy

Disciplinary policy
- Request for disciplinary hearing form
- Submission to the Judiciary Committee form
- Request for an Appeals Hearing form
- Submission to the Appeals Committee

Weather policy

Green Protection Policy

Hall of Fame policy

Introductory coach reaccreditation policy

Life membership policy
- Life Membership Nomination Form

Masters policy

Match fixing policy

Member protection policy - updated November, 2015
- Attachment C1
- Attachment C2
- Attachment C3 WWCC requirements
- Attachment D1 complaints procedure
- Attachment D2 - Mediation
- Attachment D3 - Investigation process
- Attachment D4 - Tribunal process
- Attachment E1 - Confidential record of informal complaint
- Attachment E2 - Confidential record of formal complaint
- Attachment E3 - Procedure for handling allegations of child abuse
- Attachment E4 - Confidential record of child abuse allegation

National Team Selection policy 

Personal electronic devices policy

Privacy policy

Privacy procedure

Request for a selection appeals hearing

Smoke free policy

Website disclaimers and privacy statement

Should you require the assistance of a Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO) please contact:
Neil Dalrymple
Chief Executive Officer
03 9480 7100

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