Rugby's Governance and administration of the sport encompasses a wide range of codes and policies around safety and welfare, integrity, inclusion, application and processes including child safety and privacy.

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NSW Respect Rugby

The ‘Respect Rugby’ program has been created to be proactive to help maintain the traditions of our game that we can sometimes take for granted. Many of our affiliates continue to provide great environments for those who participate; the program is designed as a best practice model and to be used as an information resource and guideline for all.

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Rugby AU's Codes and Policies

As custodians of the sport in Australia, RugbyAU's policies and procedures follow best practice in accordance with global standards, aligning to the values of our game.