Football Australia has announced the establishment of a dedicated independent complaints procedure in partnership with Sport Integrity Australia and the National Sports Tribunal.
This procedure will allow Sport Integrity Australia to receive and handle complaints and reports on a range of allegations including abuse, bullying, child abuse, child grooming, endangering the safety of a child, harassment, sexual misconduct, unlawful discrimination, victimisation, and vilification at the elite levels of Australian football, including matters in the A-League Women’s competition.
A summary of the independent SIA process can be found here.
Football Australia has also announced further support. Anyone impacted by the independent complaints handling process for Football Australia is able to access free expert mental health and wellbeing support.
More details are available here: Wellbeing support confirmed for Football Australia process
If you have any additional questions on the independent complaints handling process we would encourage you to contact Sport Integrity Australia on:
P: 13 000 27232 – selecting Option 3