Workshop Enrolment Terms and Conditions


  1. All participants attending a workshop or involved in a production at Western Edge Youth Arts must have completed a registration form.
  2. Non-enrolled/registered participants are not the responsibility of Western Edge Youth Arts.
  3. Western Edge Youth Arts reserves the right to decline or cancel an enrolment in any of its workshops or activities; to cancel workshops at any time; to cancel workshops due to insufficient enrolment numbers; and to change the tutor for any workshop at any time.
  4. Western Edge Youth Arts will hold copyright in all documentation of projects including scripts/images/film/audio.

 

At Western Edge Youth Arts, we are committed to providing a fun, safe and welcoming environment that seeks to deliver ground breaking contemporary performance and encourage behaviours that young people can carry into daily life. To ensure a positive experience for all involved, it is important that participants, participants parents (including carers or legal guardians), extended friends and family members understand and comply with this code of conduct.

 

CODE OF CONDUCT

All Participants should

  • Demonstrate respect for WEYA staff, volunteers, parents and other participants always.
  • Acknowledge, think about, and respect the different points of view of others.
  • Be open to learning new skills.
  • Try to arrive on time for your session.
  • Honour prior commitments made to the group by attending rehearsals and performances.
  • Inform staff if you are unable to attend a rehearsal or other event you have committed to.
  • Serve as a role model to younger children, including use of appropriate language and behaviour.
  • Value collaboration as a skill for life, work together and help where you can.
  • Not use drugs (including alcohol) during WEYA activities and not attend WYEA activities under the influence of drugs.
  • Mobile phones should be switched off or on silent mode and are not to be used during sessions, unless absolutely necessary.
  • Put rubbish in the bins provided and clean up after yourself.
  • Show respect and care for equipment and facilities.
  • Ask for help if you need it – we are here for you.

 

 All Participant’s Parents (including carers or legal guardians) should

  • Demonstrate respect for WEYA staff, students and other parents always.
  • Understand and support the WEYA’s approach by encouraging children to show commitment and positivity while working to the best of their own ability.
  • Refrain from taking photographs or video without permission while attending performances.
  • Refrain from direct communication with staff via personal email, text, phone or social media and only using the contact platforms managed directly by WEYA. E.g. office phone and email.
  • Escalate any concerns you have over safety within our programs with WEYA Management immediately.

 

Disciplinary actions

  • Inappropriate, disrespectful or aggressive behaviour by participants, participant’s parents (including carers or legal guardians), extended friends and family, staff or volunteers will not be tolerated and may result in immediate cancellation of enrolment or further discussion.
  • A breach of the Code of Conduct will result in one written warning. Further breaches may result in immediate cancellation of enrolment or further discussion.

 

WEYA is a Child Safe environment committed to understanding and abiding by the Victorian Government Child Safe Standards. Information on these standards is available on the Department of Human Services website. You can view Western Edge Youth Arts’ Children and Young Persons Protection Policy here. Child Abuse: Under Victorian law, anyone who fails to protect a child from abuse is liable for prosecution. If you believe a child is at immediate risk of abuse, i.e. is being threatened or assaulted, phone 000.