Below you will find useful club administration and governance resources.
We also recommend you visit the Play by the rules website. It offers invaluable information to assist Clubs & Areas with Harassment, Discrimination and Child Protection Issues in Sport & Recreation. They have also launched a series of online training courses for coaches, administrators, officials, players, parents and spectators on their rights and responsibilities under discrimination and child protection laws.
We're moving to the Club House soon
All club-focused content will soon move to the Club House (clubhouse.swimming.org.au) - Swimming NSW's new digital support resource created solely for grassroots administrators.
We invite you to explore the Club House today to see what's available there for clubs, and to learn your way around.
- Model Constitution and By Laws
- Safe Sport Framework
Model Area By-Laws - Available on Request from the Swimming NSW CEO. Please contact Mark Heathcote.
Model Club Constitution - Available on Request from the Swimming NSW CEO. Please contact Mark Heathcote.
Model Club By-Laws - Updated September 2017
The Swimming Australia Safe Sport Framework is a facet our sport is founded on. It's such an important part of our culture it has it's own page on our website, which you can find here.
- Accounting Templates
- ATO Info Sheet for Sporting Clubs
- Income Tax Exemption and Not-For-Profit Sporting Clubs Guide
- Mutuality and Taxable Income Guide
- Applying for funding
- Reporting obligations
Visit the ATO website for information such as:
Each year there are various grants provided by organisations and government departments which can provide much needed support and funds to nurture sporting talent, help build sports facilities and develop the industry as a whole.
Visit this Sport NSW page to view a listing of grants currently open for application, and for some tips on how to write a grant application.
Incorporated associations are required to lodge an annual summary of financial affairs with Fair Trading within one month of holding your AGM and not later than 7 months after the end of your club's financial year, whichever is earlier.