Member Protection Information Officers
A Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO) is responsible for the provision of information about a person’s rights, responsibilities and options when an individual is making a complaint or concern. MPIOs are impartial; they do not mediate or investigate complaints, they simply provide information regarding the complaints process.
How do you become an MPIO?
- To become an MPIO, you need to complete this course
- Upon completion of the online modules, download and forward the certificate of completion to the SLSWA Senior Member Development Officer.
- Complete a face to face workshop.
Safe Clubs 4 Kids
Safe Clubs 4 Kids is an award-winning initiative designed to enhance safeguarding strategies for children participating within sport.
The Safe Clubs 4 Kids initiative is delivered in conjunction with the four (4) partner organisations – the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Western Australian Sports Federation, the Working With Children Screening Unit, and the Western Australian Police – Child Abuse Squad.
Topics covered throughout the workshop include:
- Understanding the risks
- Creating a safe participatory environment
- Reporting processes
- What Resources are available
For further information on the Safe Clubs 4 Kids Program, please refer to the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries website.
For further information on all Member Protection enquiries, please contact the SLSWA Senior Development Officer, via email or phone (08) 9207 6666.