Code of Conduct

This Code of Conduct sets out the standards of behaviour and conduct expected of the members of Melbourne Frontrunners Inc (MFR) when:

  • participating in or attending any MFR runs, walks, or social or other events; and / or
  • communicating with, or about, MFR or its members on social or other media.

A failure to comply with this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action being taken against a member, in accordance with our Rules. It may also result in a member being asked to leave (or not to attend) MFR runs, walks, or social or other events.

All MFR members are required:

  • to be honest, fair, respectful, trustworthy, reliable, open and transparent in their dealings with other MFR members, their guests and members of the public;
  • to treat everyone in a considerate and courteous manner with proper regard for their rights, dignity and worth;
  • to provide a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment, that prioritises the health, welfare and wellbeing of MFR’s members;
  • to be supportive and encouraging of all MFR members, regardless of ability;
  • to refrain from any form of discrimination, harassment, bullying, abuse, intimidation, victimisation or vilification of others, including on the basis of age, race, sex, sexuality, gender identity, disability or religion;
  • to participate in MFR’s runs and walks safely, and in a manner which minimises the risk of harm;
  • to follow any reasonable directions given by MFR run leaders, coaches and / or committee members;
  • to avoid any actual or perceived conflicts of interest and not to take advantage inappropriately of any discounts or other benefits offered to MFR members (e.g. by purchasing discounted items for non-MFR members);
  • not to use MFR’s social media networks and channels (e.g. the MFR Financial Members Facebook page) to post or publish information which is extraneous to MFR’s objectives and activities;
  • not to disseminate or misuse any personal information (including photographs) posted or published on MFR’s social media networks and channels; and
  • to behave responsibly, and in a manner which does not bring MFR into disrepute.

If members have any questions about this code of conduct, or wish to raise any concerns about a MFR member’s conduct, please contact a member of the MFR committee.