Regardless of age, gender, race and ability, inclusive clubs ensure that
all members have an equal opportunity to participate at a level they
Sport and recreation clubs are important to local communities and can
be the best place to encourage positive contact and cooperation between
people from a range of different backgrounds and abilities. There is
great potential for sporting clubs and community groups to expand their
memberships and reduce social isolation, by encouraging people of
diverse backgrounds, abilities and age to join and participate.
Being inclusive means welcoming everyone.
Are you proud of the way your club gives everyone a fair go?
This checklist enables you to self-assess how your club is tracking against a number of key areas. It's also a great way to get ideas about how to become more inclusive and welcoming for all.
This tool should only take about 15 minutes to complete.
This is only a self-assessment tool and the department encourages you to complete it at least once a year, with:
As a general guide, your club should be aiming for a total score of at least 36 out of 54.
You may complete the checklist
anonymously or choose to submit your results to the department so your
score can be viewed. The department will not publish or advertise scores, however the benefits of sharing your score will assist us with the following:
overall scores gives you an indication of how your club rates on being
inclusive. As a general guide, your club should be aiming for a total
score of at least 36 out of 54.
you would like to submit your results to the department, this will help
us gauge how inclusive clubs are in Western Australia.
The department can provide some support and advice to assist with improving your club's score, so contact us today.
Community Participation TeamDepartment of Local Government, Sport and Cultural IndustriesTelephone 61 8 9492 9835Email the Community Participation team
Do not submit enquiries with this form.