Membership offer: Join before the start of our membership year, April 1st, to get a waiver of the $50 joining fee and to get free membership for February/March. Contact Peter McCaw on 9817 2940 or email northbalwyntc@yahoo.com.au.

End of 2018 Newsletter: http://northbalwyntc.org.au/nbtcfiles/newsletter/NBTCnewsletterDec2018.pdf

Defibrillator back in action: our defibrillator is now equpped with new pads.

Courts 7 & 8 are back in action

Your Committee for 2019

Club Sponsor
Many of you will know our club member Paul Bisiani, and have enjoyed his company and food at his Mitcham Thai restaurant. As a supporter and sponsor of our club, Paul is extending an offer to all North Balwyn Tennis Club members: http://northbalwyntc.org.au/nbtcfiles/memberoffer.pdf

LED Court Light Project
Our LED light project completed last August replaced the 1000W metal-halide lights on Courts 1-4 with 400W LED Hawk-Eye lights, and new poles and LED lights were installed on Courts 5 & 6.
We thank Balwyn Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank for a $5,000 grant towards the total $74,000 cost of the project.

Membership enquiries: email Peter McCaw on northbalwyntc@yahoo.com.au.

Defibrillator: Thanks to our Committee member Don Jinnette and sponsors Rotary Club of Balwyn and the City of Boroondara.

Member Protection Policy
As an affiliated member of Tennis Australia we adhere to a code of conduct contained in the policy document known as Member Protection Policy found at
Attachment A of this document is Tennis Australia General Code of Conduct. It has 14 points, the first "Respect the rights, dignity and worth of others". Section 8 of the Policy deals with Harassment, Abuse and Discrimination. As a member of the Club you should be aware of and abide by these rules. While the Member Protection Policy has particular emphasis on children we as a Club must adopt a policy as required under the Victorian Child Safety Standards. As a community sports club we adhere to the Victorian Code of Conduct for Community Sport http://sport.vic.gov.au/integrity-in-sport/victorian-code-of-conduct-for-community-sport

Access to clubhouse

Access is by security card. Contact membership secretary Peter McCaw if you have not received instructions on access and use of the clubhouse.

Court lights and visitor's fees

To help pay the cost of electricity and pay for our new lights we ask members to pay $10 per court hour for court lights. Payment should be made in envelopes provided and placed into the money box, just around the corner from the kitchen. Please mark the envelope with a name and date for our records. Please remind other users of the payment system. There is a Google Calendar booking system at http://northbalwyntc.org.au/nbtcfiles/courtcalendar.html or email us if you want to book a court under lights.
Members are entitled to bring a non-member as a visitor up to 12 times in a year. The charge for visitors is $5 per visit and the visitor should be signed in by the club member in the visitor's book and the payment made in an envelope in the money box. Please gently remind anybody who does not seem to be aware of this rule.

Smoke-free children's recreational areas
The Tobacco Act 1987 prohibits smoking within 10 metres of outdoor public children’s sporting venues during organised sporting events. This includes training or practice sessions to prepare for an organised underage sporting event, and breaks or intervals during the course of the event, training or practice session.

Your Privacy

Tennis Australia has a Privacy Policy for Australian Tennis Organisations (ATO) to comply with privacy law. The policy describes how personal information is collected, stored, used and disclosed. North Balwyn Tennis Club Inc is an Australian Tennis Organisation as it is an Affiliated Club of Tennis Australia. The Club has adopted the ATO Privacy Policy which can be found at http://www.tennis.com.au/privacy . The Privacy Officer for North Balwyn Tennis Club is the Club Secretary Tony Barton. We value your privacy and we do not pass your contact details on to any other parties except for Tennis Victoria to whom we pass on name and an address for insurance and player registration purposes. If you have any queries on our privacy policy email us at northbalwyntc@gmail.com.au.

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