As a RTF you will be representing DanceSport Australia on some levels and as such DanceSport Australia does require RTFs to fulfil basic obligations that are essential in running a business and providing a safe environment for its Competitors and Members.
NOTE: This is important stuff ... RTF Membership could be suspended or removed entirely if it is shown that an RTF has failed in its responsibility to provide a safe and legally operated environment for DSA Competitors & Members.
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Participating RTFs must be a business structure recognized by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Your ABN will also be required for payment of the Studio Incentive Scheme.
RTFs are required to have a minimum of $1,000,000 Public Liability insurance.
RTFs are required to pay an Annual Membership Fee which is due 1st January each year.
Each RTF is required to nominate a 'Principal' who has at least a Level 1 Coaching Accreditation (in any style) with DanceSport Australia. The 'Principal' is not necessarily the Studio owner but rather it is the person nominated to represent DanceSport Australia Coaching within the Studio.
State and Federal Laws
All RTFs are required to operate in accordance with Local, State and Federal laws. Here are a list of areas that are of particular relevance, however that does not exclude other areas:
Working with Children requirements
Copyright and Intellectual Property
Occupational Work Health and Safety
Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying
APRA Licensing where applicable
Support DanceSport Australia
RTFs are required to actively support the principles of DanceSport Australia.
DanceSport Australia Logo Policy
RTFs are required to adhere to the DanceSport Australia Logo Policy when using the DanceSport Australia Logo.