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Code of Conduct
Every person: spectator, player, club member, official, participant, administrator, coach, parent or member of the community involved with the sport, should work to ensure:
inclusion of every person regardless of their age, gender or sexual orientation inclusion of every person regardless of their race, culture or religion opportunities for people of all abilities to participate in the sport and develop to their full potential respect is shown towards others, the club and the broader community a safe and inclusive environment for all elimination of violent and abusive behavior protection from sexual harassment or intimidation.
This Code applies to community sport, training and club sanctioned activities
From the Australian Indoor Bias Bowls Council Handbook Safety Measures For All Indoor Bowlers
Don’t step forward onto the carpet. To escape both leg and or arm fractures and to avoid carpet damage always take a single sideways step from the carpet ensuring that the front foot is placed well clear of the carpet edge. Don’t step or walk backwards anywhere on the carpet. There is the danger of tripping over bowls or stepping back onto opponents. Take care stopping bowls with the hands or feet. When standing behind the carpet don’t take eyes off a bowls in course. Don’t drive. Don’t toss jack or bowls up into the air for a one or two handed catch and don’t drop bowls. Don’t lick fingers. Grippo or other chemicals are not permitted. Don’t become dehydrated. Drink water before and during play. Don’t aggravate known injuries. Don’t’ commence play without a physical warm-up. Smooth flat soled shoes are required to be worn. These can be dangerous on wet surfaces. Don’t roll bowls back along the mat when the jack has been knocked off.