Our policies and guidelines are designed to give direction and support to personal trainers, fitness instructors and fitness business owners. We want nationally recognised fitness industry standards and best practice in the Australian health and fitness industry to be met.
These policies and guidelines also express Fitness Australia's position and policy directions for the health and fitness industry.
Exercise Professionals have a duty of care to prevent harm, which could reasonably be expected to occur in the course of providing advice or instruction to clients. The professional standards and guidelines we’ve developed help you exercise your duty of care and mitigate risk.
If a AusREP is alleged to have breached their of duty of care, we'll examine their compliance with our standards and guidelines.
The Fitness Australia Code of Ethics of AusREPs and their practice requires its members to discharge their duties and responsibilities, at all times, in a manner which professionally, ethically, and morally compromises no individual with whom they have professional contact, irrespective of that person’s position, situation or condition in society.
Fitness Australia understands the key role local government and statutory authorities play in promoting health and well-being by providing open spaces for recreational opportunities and supporting infrastructure on public land to encourage physical activity among the community.