Gymnastics NSW - Return to Gymnastics

WHS - COVIDSafe Coordinator

Gymnastics NSW adopts the recommendations of Sport Australia’s Return to Sport Plan for the introduction of a COVID 19 Safety Coordinator.


The Coordinator is the key resource and central point of contact for all matters COVID-19 within Gymnastics NSW.


The Coordinator is responsible for liaising with clubs, associations, State and National Sporting Organisations and other relevant stakeholders in relation to our response to COVID-19.


The role of the COVIDSafe Coordinator


  • Complete the COVID 19 Safety Plan checklist by considering the actions and implementing (or arranging to implement) relevant considerations in Gymnastics NSW and documenting justifications for not undertaking particular actions.


  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Gymnastics NSW return to sport arrangements by documenting those arrangements including:

    • Points of COVID-19 transmission risk;

    • Transmission controls;

    • Hygiene and behaviour requirements;

    • Physical and fitness preparations before a restart; and

    • Education and communication to relevant personnel.


  • Periodically review the effectiveness of the COVID 19 Safety Plan Plan and amend, update or improve as necessary.


  • Advise management on the effectiveness of COVID 19 Safety Plan Plan arrangements and seek assistance where required.


  • Assist Gymnastics NSW to safely ramp up activity through the three phases of the Australian government’s “Roadmap to a COVIDSafe Australia” and as permitted by the NSW government.


  • Act as the contact point for Gymnastics NSW members and participants – particularly around questions relating to return to sport and the actions your organisation has taken to be COVIDSafe – and other relevant stakeholders (including government, public health and other authorities, other clubs, associations, State and National Sporting Organisations).