Code of Conduct
In line with the Cycling Queensland Code of Conduct, Kangaroo Point Cycling Club Members and associates are expected to abide by the following key principles.
The Club wishes to operate in an environment where people show respect for others and their property. Respect is defined as the acknowledgement of the basic dignity, worth and human rights of every person and consideration for another's physical and emotional well-being and possessions, to ensure no damage or deprivation is caused to either.
The Club wishes to operate in an environment that is free from harassment. Harassment is defined as any action directed at an individual or group that creates a hostile, intimidating or offensive environment for that individual or group or others. (Refer to ASC Guidelines for Harassment Free Sport).
The Club wishes to operate in a respectful non-discriminatory environment. Within the context of its activities seeks to treat everyone equally regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity and religion.
All members and associates of the Club are expected to abide by the following key elements.
All Members shall:
- Act in a manner which is compatible with the interests of the Club
- Be aware of and maintain uncompromising adhesion to, the Club's standards, rules, regulations and policies
- Accord people involved in cycling with the appropriate courtesy, respect and regard for their rights and obligations
- Treat people's property with respect and due consideration of its value
- Show a positive commitment to the Club's policies, rules, procedures, guidelines and agreements
- Operate within the rules of the sport including those of Cycling Queensland (CQ), Cycling Australia (CA) and international guidelines
- Be fair, considerate and honest in their dealings with others
- Respect the law and customs of the places they visit
- Respect the confidentiality of information which they receive in the course of fulfilling their Club duties
- Demonstrate a high degree of individual responsibility particularly when working with persons under the age of 18 years as words and actions set an example
- Uphold the standing and reputation of the Club and cycling within Australia
- Do not misuse provided funds or property belonging to another party
- Observe and comply with the Anti Doping Rules set out in the CA Doping Policy
Additionally, Members and associates of the Club should avoid behavior which is deemed unsuitable by the Cycling Queensland Code of Conduct as such behavior is not in the best interests of the the Club and the sport of cycling as a whole.