AN UPDATE ON THE EA INSURANCE RENEWAL
We have become aware of some recent statements being posted on Facebook about the EA insurance program.
Currently, we are undertaking our insurance renewal process and our priority is to obtain the best deal for our members as we navigate our way through these difficult times.
We will publish details of our 2020/2021 insurance program as soon as the renewal process is complete.
VIRTUAL EQUESTRIAN TRAINING ACTIVITIES GUIDELINES
Equestrian Australia has released our Virtual Equestrian Training Activities Guidelines document.
Equestrian Australia is committed to:
Maintaining horse welfare, as a priority during all human interactions
Maintaining member engagement and participation utilizing virtual training and educational activities.
Supporting all virtual training-coaching opportunities enabling members to be assessed, maintain and develop their individual equestrian skills
Maintaining member health and safety despite a lack of usual controls afforded to official competition
Providing steps and guidelines to promote healthy and safe outcomes for all participants
Ensuring our Insurance obligations are effective despite limited face-to-face contact and interactions
Maintaining and protecting our members, officials, judges and relevant others; privacy as required and social integrity whilst engaging a virtual platform
Providing a fair, reasonable and equal field of play for all virtual participants
Maintaining adherence to State, Federal, AIS and Sports Australia health and safety obligations during and beyond COVID-19.
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EA COVID-19 UPDATE ON RESUMING TRAINING & COMPETITION
Equestrian Australia supports the release of the Federal Government’s Return to Sport Toolkit and continues to work with the Federal Government, Australian Institute of Sport and Sport Australia on a safe and staged return to training and competition.
We are currently developing and embedding our sport specific guidelines – ‘Resuming Equestrian Training and Competition Activities in a COVID-19 Environment' – into the Return to Sport Toolkit with a draft being considered later this week.
Our aim is to release these guidelines by 11 June and are designed to complement those that have been published or are being developed by each State Branch which reflect local regulations.
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TOOLKIT LAUNCHED TO HELP GUIDE RETURN OF COMMUNITY SPORT
Sport Australia has launched a suite of practical resources that focus on giving community sporting clubs and associations a roadmap for the safest return to sport at all levels.
Sport Australia’s Return to Sport Toolkit, developed in partnership with Hockey Australia, comes with comprehensive checklists, adaptable COVID-19 safety plans and templates that can be used by sporting organisations at any level. It is in step with the AIS Framework for Rebooting of Sport in a COVID-19 Environment and the Australian Government’s National principles for the resumption of sport and recreation activities.
Sport Australia Acting CEO Rob Dalton said the Return to Sport Toolkit is primarily aimed at supporting the safe resumption of community sport, with many clubs and associations reliant on a dedicated workforce of volunteers.
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