The Office of Sport Member Protection Information Officer Interactive Webinar

26 October 2021

TITLE: Member Protection Information Officer Interactive Webinar
DATE 1: Thursday 2 September 2021
DATE 2: Wednesday 29 September 2021
DATE 3: Wednesday 13 October 2021
DATE 4: Tuesday 26 October 2021
DATE 5: Wednesday 10 November 2021
DATE 6: Tuesday 30 November 2021
DATE 7: Monday 13 December 2021
TIME: 6pm - 8pm
COST: Free
ORGANISER: The Office of Sport
Member Protection Information Officers (MPIO) have an important role to play at all levels of sport. The MPIO provides information about rights, responsibilities and options to an individual making a complaint or raising a concern in sport. MPIO training is currently free and involves two components.

You must complete both (1) and (2) to complete MPIO training:

1. Online course – MPIO theory

• Must be completed prior to participating in the interactive webinar (see below).
• This is a self-guided online course, done in your own time
• Accessed via the Sport Integrity Australia and Play By The Rules eLearning hub, please go to:
• Register to complete the course and download and save your MPIO online training certificate (will be required as evidence of completion)

2. Interactive webinar – MPIO skills

• Two hour interactive session, with a small group of fellow sports club representatives
• Delivered by trained Office of Sport staff
• Register via the “Book now” link on this page

Webinar details

• Participants are required to complete some pre-webinar activities (will take around 20 minutes to complete)
• The webinar link and pre-webinar tasks will be emailed to participants in the week prior to the start date.
• Participants will require a laptop or PC and reliable internet access.
• Video capability is preferred for a more engaging learning experience.

Webinar content

The webinar consolidates online training and focuses on developing the skills needed to deal with people in the MPIO role.

Topics covered include:

• MPIO Roles and Responsibilities
• Conflict of interest and impartiality
• Listening and responding effectively
• Communication and promotion of MPIO
• Next steps action list
• Useful resources and contacts
• Evaluation survey (online)

Registration and certificate

Following completion of the webinar participants will receive a link that allows access to the final certificate of recognition.

If you have any questions please contact