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Akuna Vista Cricket Clinic Event Terms & Conditions

General Conditions 

  • The event is limited to a maximum of 200 children aged from 5 years old to 15 years old. 
  • The event is scheduled on 20h January 2019 from 08:30 to 11:30 (approximately 3 hours). The date is subject to change without prior notice. 
  • Defence Housing Australia reserves the right to postpone or cancel this event. Defence Housing Australia is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of the alteration, postponement or cancellation of the event. 
  • The advertised cricketer attending the clinic was correct at the time of launching the competition but may change prior to the event for reasons outside of the control of Defence Housing Australia.
  • The coaches attending the clinic are subject to change without notice.  
  • An email with detailed information about the clinic will be sent to all successful attendees approximately one week prior to the event, to the email address provided on the registration form. 
  • A Parent or Guardian must sign their child/ren in and out on the day at the designated welcome area. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay and participate on the day.

Medical Clearance and Consent

  • If your child has a medical condition you are strongly advised to seek a registered medical practitioner’s advice before registering. 
  • If your child has a medical condition and is unable to obtain clearance from a registered medical practitioner, then he/she cannot participate in our event. 
  • In the event of any accident or illness, the parent/guardian authorises any medical assistance or hospital treatment that your child may require. You accept full responsibility for all expenses incurred.
  • By registering your child/children, you declare that they are fit to participate in all activities and consent to release Defence Housing Australia , Heard Agency, Elite Cricket and all associated staff, employees or attending contractors from any claim or liability arising directly or indirectly from the programmed activities. You also indemnify all listed parties above against responsibility for any accident, loss, injury, illness or death suffered by your child/children during the course of these activities.

Safety Rules and Regulations

  • You understand that it is expected that your children’s behaviour will be exemplary at all times in order for the safe conduct of the event.
  • If at any time the supervisor/coach considers your child is jeopardising the safety of others and/or disrupting the event then he/she may be asked to stop participating until further notice. Parents/guardians will be contacted and provided with a full report of the incident.

Wet Weather Policy

  • Cancellation of the event due to wet weather is dependent on the weather conditions 24 hours before the event.
  • Please do not contact Defence Housing Australia as we will be in touch with you via the provided email address to notify you if a cancellation occurs.
  • If you do not hear from Defence Housing Australia, the event will run as normal. The event will most likely be conducted in the rain unless it is not safe for play, in which case Defence Housing Australia reserves the right to decide to cancel the event or stop play.

Heat Policy

In the instance that the temperature on the day reaches 38 degrees and above, the following procedures will be adopted:

  • Children will receive information on the importance of being sensible in hot weather.
  • Activity intensity will be reduced.
  • Sessions will be limited to a maximum of 45 minutes. Drink breaks will be more frequent.
  • Children will be allowed to rest or have a drink break at any time they require. 
  • During rostered breaks children will be asked to rest and there is to be no activity during this time.
  • Water and some sports drinks (such as Gatorade or Powerade) will be supplied for children to refill drink bottles.

Parents/Guardians can assist by:

  • Ensuring their child is hydrated properly the night before the event. 
  • Ensuring their child has a suitable hat to wear while playing.
  • Ensuring their child arrives with sunscreen applied and brings additional sunscreen to reapply during breaks.
  • Not sending your child if he/she is sick.
  • Ensuring their child arrives with a drink bottle, filled with water.


  • Defence Housing Australia staff and their Agencies may take photos and videos during the event for promotional marketing purposes and media publications relating to the Defence Housing Australia brand. Defence Housing Australia reserves the right to use photos/images/video for advertising purposes around this project without your further consent. In registering your child for the event, you accept these terms. 

Punctuality, Attendance and Participation

  • The event has been designed to ensure the safety of all participants.
  • It is your responsibility for your child to arrive in time for the commencement of the event. A warm up is a vital component prior to physical exercise.
  • You understand that you are responsible for the transportation of your child to and from the event and the supervision before the commencement of the event and after the conclusion.


  • In the interests of all involved in this event, please ensure that products containing nuts are not brought to the event. This ensures the safety of all the kids. Whilst Defence Housing Australia staff will endeavour to ensure the event is nut-free, this cannot be guaranteed. Those who suffer from nut or any other type of allergies are advised to bring any medical treatment required in the event of an emergency and that a parent/guardian inform the staff on its procedure, dosage and/or use.
  • No food will be provided by the event organiser for attendees.

Lost Property

  • Participants will be responsible for their own belongings. We advise children not to bring any valuables with them (iPhones, iPads, toys, etc).
  • Defence Housing Australia will not be held responsible for the loss or damage of any property.

Informed Consent

  • By completing the registration form online, you give your consent that you have read this document in its entirety, understand and accept all terms and conditions and code of conduct. 



Defence Housing Australia Responsibilities:

  • Host a high quality, child friendly event that appropriately cater for the needs of the children involved.
  • Provide safe equipment for participants to use that are regularly checked.
  • Ensure that all employees and volunteers have been checked and supplied Defence Housing Australia with a Working with Children clearance number.
  • Provide an environment that is free from bullying and harassment and if bullying and/or harassment are recognised, all efforts will be made to appropriately manage the situation.
  • If necessary, first aid is applied to any participant that requires it.

Participants/Parent/Caregiver Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all participants partake in a way that enables the enjoyment of all involved.
  • Defence Housing Australia’s rules and regulations in regards to activity and safety rules are adhered to. This will ensure the safety and wellbeing of all involved.

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