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DanceSport Australia Statutes

 

PART 1 – GENERAL
1. Name
2. Definitions
3. Objects
4. Application of Law
5. Income and Property
6. Liability of Members and Contribution on Winding Up
7. Distribution of Property on Winding Up

PART 2 – MEMBERSHIP
8. Membership Categories
9. Patron
10. Eligibility for Membership
11. Register of Members
12. Members Rights and Obligations
13. Membership Fees
14. Cessation of Membership

PART 3 - MANAGEMENT
15. Branches
16. Branch Boards
17. Branch General Meetings
18. Branch Elections
19. National Council
20. Representative Candidates for National Council
21. Powers and Duties of the National Council
22. National Council - Meetings
23. President and Managing Committee
24. Commissions
25. Powers and Duties of Commissions

PART 4 – CONDUCT/DISCIPLINE/APPEALS
26. Regulation of Conduct of Members
27. Disciplinary Action Against a Member
28. Appeals Tribunal
29. Disputes Process & Undertakings

PART 5 - GENERAL
30. Notices/Voting/Proxies (Corporations Act Provisions)
31. Proceedings at General Meetings
32. Quorums
33. Alterations to Constitution and Purposes
34. Dissolution


 

REGULATIONS FOR COMPETITORS

REGISTRATION & LICENCING OF EVENTS

REGULATIONS FOR EVENT ORGANISERS

REGULATIONS FOR DSA ACCREDITED MEMBERS


 

Event Organiser
GENERAL STANDARDISATION
1. Number of Dances
2. Graded Events

EVENT CLASSIFICATIONS
3. Development Events
4. Competitions
5. Championships
6. State Opens
7. National Championships
8. Australian Championship

REGISTRATION AND LICENCING OF EVENTS
9. Licenced Events
10. Registered Events

SERVICES PROVIDED BY DANCESPORT AUSTRALIA
11. DSA Services

EVENT FEES AND CHARGES
12. Entry Fees
13. Venue Admission Fees
14. Payment of Income to Organisers

TERMS & CONDITIONS
15. Terms and Conditions for Promoters and Organisers
16. Appeals Against Event Registration Decisions

 

SECTION 1. GENERAL
SECTION 2. BRANCH BOARD MEETINGS
SECTION 3. BRANCH GENERAL MEETINGS
SECTION 4. BRANCH MINUTES / FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
SECTION 5. REMOVAL OF A BRANCH OFFICER FROM OFFICE
SECTION 6. BRANCH NOMINESS FOR NATIONAL COUNCIL
SECTION 7. FUNDS
SECTION 8. RECORDS AND ACCOUNTS
SECTION 9. AUDIT
SECTION 10. CONSTITUTIONAL COMMISSIONS
SECTION 11. ADDITIONAL COMMISSIONS
SECTION 12. ATHLETES COMMISSION
SECTION 13. ENFORCEABLE UNDERTAKINGS
SECTION 14. APPEALS TRIBUNAL

 

1. PRINCIPLE 1: CLEAR DELINEATION OF GOVERNANCE ROLES
2. PRINCIPLE 2: CONDUCT OF MEETINGS AND BUSINESS
3. PRINCIPLE 3: EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE CONTROLS
4. PRINCIPLE 4: GOVERNANCE IMPROVEMENT
5. PRINCIPLE 5: MEMBER RESPONSIVENESS

Attachments
· Attachment 1 .........The National Council Code of Conduct
· Attachment 2 ..........National Council –role, duties and responsibilities
· Attachment 3.......... President – role, duties and responsibilities
· Attachment 4......... Chief Executive Officer – role, duties and responsibilities
· Attachment 5......... Chief Financial Officer – role, duties & responsibilities

 

1. Campaigning
2. General Election Publicity
3. Official Election Website - All Candidates
4. Candidates’ Profile / Election Statement
5. Dancesport Australia National Membership Database
6. Publicity
7. Allowances
8. Candidates’ Images
9. General Publicity Regulations
10. Election Groups

 

Welcome/Acknowledgement of Country

DanceSport Australia acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


National Integrity Framework



 

Other Member Protection Policies





Codes of Conduct






DanceSport Australia Other Policies

 

Junior Grades C, B and A.

Youth, Adult, Masters Grades C, B and A, and Professional.

Recreational Division Competitor ALL Age Groups.

 

Juvenile Competitor Dress Restrictions

 

JUVENILE – All Events

JUNIOR – Events where the individual is judged

YOUTH, ADULT & MASTERS I, II and III – RECREATIONAL

 

STANDARDISED GENERAL COMPETITION TECHNIQUE FOR THE NEW VOGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DANCES

 

Reinstatement Professional to Amateur
Guidelines for State Boards for consideration of Applications for Reinstatement form Professional Division to the Amateur Division.

 


DanceSport Australia Anti-Doping Policy

The DanceSport Australia anti-doping policy is the Australian National Anti-Doping Policy, effective from 1 January 2021, and found here on the Sport Integrity Australia website. All members, participants and non-participants in the sport of DanceSport are bound by these rules.

 

In this Anti-Doping Policy, references to Sporting administration body should be read as references to DanceSport Australia. DanceSport Australia’s international federations are the World DanceSport Federation and World DanceSport Council.

 

The International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions (ISTUE) was created with the understanding that, due to illness or medical condition, an Athlete may require the Use of medications or treatments on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Prohibited List.

 

The International Standard for Therapeutic Use Exemptions (ISTUE) was created with the understanding that, due to illness or medical condition, an Athlete may require the Use of medications or treatments on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Prohibited List.

 

WDSF Anti-Doping Code
Fundamental Principles, Interdiction and Rule Violations.