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Policies & Procedures


As per the declaration at the foot of the Swimming Queensland Membership Form, all members must abide by the rules, regulations and policies of Swimming Queensland (SQ), the relevant Regional Swimming Association, the relevant club, and Swimming Australia (SAL), including Swimming Australia Anti-Doping, Safe Sport Framework and Privacy Policies.

      Letter to Swimming Community
      Policy on Hypoxic Training (SAL/ascta)

Policies, By-Laws & Rules

Click on the links below:

Safe Sport Framework (this policy replaces: SAL Member Welfare Policy; SAL Child Welfare Policy; SAL Member Welfare Procedures; SAL Child Welfare Procedures; and SAL Codes of Conduct)

SQ Rule Tolerances Policy

SQ/SAL Competition By-Laws re Swimsuits (effective 1 January 2010)

SQ/SAL Competition Policy/By-Law re Advertising on Clothing & Equipment (effective 1 October 2011)

SQ/SAL Swimming Rules Booklet
*Please note that the specifications for diving depths under the Facilities Rules (page 56) apply to FINA-standard international meets. The diving depths for Queensland and Australian meets are set out in the SAL Pool Depth Guidelines (page 73 of the SQ Art of Officiating Rule Book). 

SAL Dive Entry for Competitive Swimming Policy

SAL Competitive Dive Entry Preparation Checklist

SAL Open Water Swimming Rules

SQ Visiting Swimmers Policy

SQ Clearance Policy

SQ SunSmart Policy (as at October 2008)

SAL By-Laws for the Conduct of Australian Championships (as at October 2011)

SAL Anti-Doping Policy

SAL Junior Sport Policy

SAL Junior Sports Policy Brochure

SAL Privacy Policy

Procedures & Guidelines

Click on the links below:

SAL Pool Depth Guidelines

SRQ 'Play By the Rules' Agency Referral Guide for Qld (to assist with harassment issues in sport)

SQ Risk Management Guide

SQ Safe Trips Away Guidelines

SQ Lightning Protection Action Guidelines

Cancer Council Queensland SunSmart Policy Guidelines

SQ Clubs - Life Membership Criteria Guidelines

SQ Regions - Life Membership Criteria Guidelines


Click on the links below:

SQ Art of Officiating Rule Book

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