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Policies and procedures

​In its role as a departmental committee, the operations of the Northern Region School Sport Board are subject to the policies, practices and directives of Education Queensland, through the Queensland School Sport Council.

Project consent

Sport specific parent consent is required for publication of student's name, image and school when participating in the Queensland School Sport program via a project consent form (PDF, 143KB). The project consent form will be provided to selected students in their information package and must be completed by the parent/guardian.

Operating procedures

For information on our operating procedures, please see our ​Northern Region School Sport operating procedures (PDF, 259KB) document.

Mouthguard policy

The Department of Education's policy regarding mouthguards is 'mouthguards are recommended for full contact games. Parental permission should be sought for students to participate without a mouthguard'


For information on photography for personal and family use at school sport events in Queensland, please see our photography statement (PDF, 81KB).

Training programs

Team officials are requested to submit their team training schedule (PDF, 71KB) to their school principal for approval. This will ensure legal protection in the case of accident or injury out of school hours or on weekends.

Student protection guidelines

Northern Officials should follow the Northern Region School Sport Student protection guidelines (PDF, 87KB) when they become aware or reasonably suspects the sexual
abuse or likely sexual abuse of a child under 18yrs old, or forms reasonable suspicion that a child is suffering or is at risk of suffering significant harm.