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As an incorporated association, WA Sports Federation (the incorporated entity of SportWest) is governed by its Rules of Association. This set of rules is widely known as a Constitution.

The SportWest Constitution includes all rules of the organisation and aims to regulate the overall management of the incorporated association. It provides important matters including: management committee elections, meetings and financial records.

WASF Constitution November 2021

The Governance Principles document details the five key principles of effective governance that have been adopted by the WASF Board, incorporating:

  1. Clear delineation of governance roles
  2. Conduct of meetings and business
  3. Effective governance controls
  4. Governance improvement
  5. Member responsiveness


SportWest Governance Principles

The purpose of the Board Governance Charter is to establish an effective governance framework for SportWest to promote a consistent standard of corporate governance practice that promotes sound and prudent management in the interests of all stakeholders. The Charter sets out the responsibilities of the WASF Board as well as the key protocols for the operation of the Board.

2021 SportWest Governance Charter

The Risk Management Framework is comprised of a Policy, Plan and Register that work in unison to mitigate SportWest’s risk. The ongoing assessment and review of the Framework ensures effectiveness and relevance.

The Risk Management Policy outlines the risk management culture of SportWest and the commitment and expectations of the Board for the management of risk.

The Risk Management Plan is designed to guide the implementation of the Risk Management Policy.

The Risk Register is a reporting tool designed to centrally store all strategic and operational risk information.

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