Race Marshals Victoria is an Affiliated Club with with Motorcycling Victoria / Motorcycling Australia. As part of our affiliation we are bound by their policies. All members must read and be familiar with these policies. Breaches of these policies is subject to action being taken by either Race Marshals Victoria, Motorcycling Victoria or Motorcycling Australia.
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Manual of Motorcycle Sport (MoMs)
This is the annual book of rules published by Motorcycling Australia. Whilst it isn't important to know all the ins and outs of all of the rules we recommend members read the rules that relate to Road Racing and the information regarding the various MA policies which the club and its members must abide by. To view the current MoMs click here.
The Motorcycling Australia OH&S policy outlines the overarching OH&S responsibilities for all member clubs and members to follow. Being a Flag Marshal means it is likely you will be "manning" a corner for most of day so there are a few guidelines to make sure you are safe and comfortable. Click here for more OH&S guidelines and a checklist.
Code of Behaviour
Motorcycling Australia seeks to provide a safe, fair and inclusive environment for everyone involved in our organisation and in our sport. To achieve this, it is required certain standards of behaviour of participants, coaches, officials, administrators, parents/guardians (of child participants) and spectators are to be followed. Click here to learn more about the Code of Behaviour and ensure you read the Member Protection Policy.
The Electronic Communications & Social Media Policy outlines a framework for acceptable online behaviour where communications involve fellow MA members, volunteers, officials, coaches, sponsors, partners, staff and anyone else connected with our sport or clubs.
Motorcycling Racing is a dangerous sport and it is likely you will witness racing incidents. Under NO circumstances should you:
As a Race Marshal it is important that your attention is 100% focussed on your marshalling duties during an event. Race Marshals Victoria does not allow the use of mobile phones and devices during the running of races.
The Motorcycling Australia Anti-Doping, Alcohol & Drugs Policy applies to all individuals undertaking Race Marshalling duties. The clause below from the policy outlines the prohibited activities;
The use of drugs or alcohol can affect an individual’s ability to safely participate in events and can contribute to dangerous incidents. Any person to whom this Policy applies must not:
a) use, consume, possess, manufacture, sell, purchase or otherwise transfer a Prohibited Substance at a Location;
b) have a blood alcohol reading of more than 0.00 at a Location;
c) have any Prohibited Substances in their system at a Location;
d) refuse to provide a Sample as part of a Test; or
e) give false answers to any questions from any person administering a Test.
Be aware that random alcohol and drug testing is undertaken at events and Race Marshals are included in the testing. For more information click here and make yourself familiar with both the MA Anti Doping Policy and the MA Safety Policy - Drug & Alcohol Testing.
The Race Marshal Reference Guide is a quick reference guide designed to give you all the important information you might need whilst marshalling at an event. To download the reference guide click here.
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