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Weather Policy

The general safety and welfare for all participants is to be upheld, with regards to any extreme weather conditions on the day of the practice or competition.


Practices or training sessions are ultimately at the discretion of the coach and management support group.

Practice before or after school will be cancelled when the predicted temperature for the day is 35degrees or above.  According to the Bureau of Meteorology on the day of the practice/game

Practice sessions held in the air-conditioned school gym can continue as scheduled unless cancelled at the discretion of the coach. 


Cricket – matches will be cancelled if the forecast temperature for the Saturday is 38degrees or higher as advised in ‘The Advertiser’ in the Friday edition.  Friday games will be cancelled if 38degrees or higher is advised in Thursday edition of ‘The Advertiser’.

Football  –determination on game-day is made by coaches and umpires, in consultation with opposing teams, if the weather conditions warrant the need to manage hot or extreme storm conditions, with the safety and welfare of all participants to be upheld. Any electrical storms deemed to be approaching or in close proximity will suspend play, for an undefined period.

Netball – Netta and Primary matches are cancelled when the forecast temperature for the day is 35degrees or higher in “The Advertiser” on day of competition.   Sub-Junior – If the forecasted temperature is 35degrees or higher matches will still proceed but will have reduced playing time.