Friday, 05 February 2016

Member Protection Information Officers Training

Sport and Recreation Victoria, in collaboration with the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission will be offering training opportunities to become a MPIO throughout 2016.

Member Protection Information Officers (MPIO's) play an important role in sport. They provide information and guidance on complaints procedures - they are the 'go to' person if you want to discuss problems at your club/association, particularly if you are considering making a formal complaint.

State sporting organisations are invited to nominate persons from within their organisation or constituent clubs that would like to become an MPIO. To become an MPIO, participants must be nominated by their SSA, complete seven online modules (at a time that suits themselves) and participate in a 3.5 hour face-to-face training programs

You can find out more about the online training and enrol on the free MPIO course here.

Please note this is a free event. Registrations close one week prior to the training date.

Prerequisites for the face-to-face workshop

Persons who wish to attend the workshop need to have made sure that they have completed and passed the seven online modules available at

Please print and bring along your certificate of completion to the workshop, you will need the certification number on the certificate of completion to register as an MPIO. Participants are asked to also bring a copy of their sport's member protection policy and procedures to the training program.