Risk Management

Risk Management

Macquarie Hunter Athletics Inc accepts that risk management is an integral part of good management practice. Macquarie Hunter is hence firmly committed to the systematic process of identifying, analysing, evaluating, treating, monitoring and communicating risks associated with its operation.

Macquarie Hunter recognises that such a process is vital in promoting a safe environment for members, officials, volunteers, spectators and all other parties, while at the same time minimising potential exposure to financial and legal risk.


  • We aim to use best practice in risk management to support and enhance our activities in all areas of our organisation
  • We will ensure risk management is an integral part of all our decision-making processes
  • We will use a structured risk management program to minimise reasonable foreseeable disruption to operations, harm to people and damage to the environment and property
  • We will identify and take advantage of opportunities as well as minimising adverse effects
  • We will train our people to implement risk management effectively
  • We will strive to continually improve our risk management practices Responsibilities
  • The President and OH&S Risk Management Executive are accountable to the Committee of Macquarie Hunter for the implementation of the risk management process and ultimately responsible for the management of risk in operating the organisation
  • All members are responsible for managing risk in their area Process
  • A risk management systematic process has been established
  • Everyone involved with the application of risk management should use this process for guidance
  • Monitoring and Review
  • The Committee will monitor and review the implementation of the risk management program
  • The OHS and Risk Management Executive will facilitate the development of a common risk management approach across all areas of our operation


Categories of Risk
To facilitate risk identification it is effective to split the total risk of the organisation into broad categories. These categories are:-

  • Event management
  • Administration (including governance, finance and insurance)
  • Coaching
  • The physical environment and facilities
  • Planning and strategy
  • Legislation and Industry Standards