- Activity means an exercise or movement pattern that occurs during a Session.
- Commencement Date means the date on which the Eligible Participant is engaged to participate in the FPPP Program.
- Council means Tablelands Regional Council.
- Eligible Participant/s means a person who has been assessed as eligible for and has registered with Council to participate in the FPPP Program.
- Eligibility Assessment means Council’s online tool to assess the risk of an individual developing a chronic illness or disease.
- Expiry Date means the date 3 months after completion of the FPPP Program when the Eligible Participant submits their final evaluation to Council.
- FPPP Program means the Fitness Passport Pilot Program.
- Program Provider means the qualified, certified and insured individual, business, club or community organisation engaged by Council under the FPPP Program to deliver sport and/or active recreation sessions to Eligible Participants.
- Session means a single period devoted to delivery of a series of sport and/or active recreation activities by the Program Provider.
- The Commencement Date for these Terms and Conditions is the date on which an Eligible Participant registers to participate in the FPPP Program.
- The Eligible Participant will remain registered for the FPPP Program until the date 3 months after completion of the FPPP Program when the Eligible Participant submits their final evaluation to Council, or until the Eligible Participant advises council that that no longer wish to remain registered for the FPPP.
Eligibility for Participants
a) Eligibility Criteria for Eligible Participants
To be eligible to participate in the FPPP Program, individuals must:
- must be 18 years or older;
- complete Council’s online Eligibility Assessment;
- receive a score of nine (9) or more in the online Eligibility Assessment;
- register online to participate in the FPPP Program; and
- have not been diagnosed with any of the following chronic illness/diseases:
- Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, Gestational);
- High Blood Glucose (sugar);
- Chronic kidney disease;
- Hearth disease; or
b) The objectives of the FPPP Program include promotion of increased membership or an expanded client base for local community groups and businesses. Eligible Participants in the FPPP Program may not participate in Sessions offered by Program Providers of which they are already members or clients.
- FPPP Sessions are to last for approximately 60 minutes.
- Program Providers will be required to inform Eligible Participants of the appropriate attire required to be worn for Sessions, prior to commencement of Sessions.
- Program Providers will be entitled to refuse any Eligible Participant the right to participate in an Activity or Session if that Eligible Participant is reasonably deemed to be intoxicated, under the influence of drugs or other substance/s, or otherwise behaves in a dangerous or inappropriate manner.
- Program Providers are encouraged to allow FPPP Eligible Participants to participate in their existing program/business/club offerings (i.e. within their ordinary schedule of activities), rather than holding specific or additional sessions exclusively for Eligible Participants. This will mitigate the risk to the Program Provider associated with Eligible Participants who do not attend their scheduled Session/s.
Acknowledgment of Risk and Indemnity
- Eligible Participants acknowledge that, by participating in the FPPP Program, they are doing so voluntarily.
- Eligible Participants are responsible for making their own enquiries, including seeking independent professional advice, about their capacity or capability to participate in any Activity or Session offered by the Program Provider under the FPPP Program.
- Eligible Participants accept that their participation in the FPPP Program is at their own risk. Eligible Participants waive, release and forever discharge Council from any and all responsibility or liability for injuries, illness, death or damages sustained by the Eligible Participant whilst they participate in, or as a result of their participation in the FPPP Program.
- Program Providers are required to supply their own exercise/sporting and other required equipment for each Activity or Session. Any equipment brought into a Council owned/controlled facility or used during a FPPP Program Session is to be the sole responsibility of the Program Provider.
Feedback and Evaluation Obligations
- Feedback from Eligible Participants is important in helping Council improve the delivery of the FPPP Program and to secure external funding for future program offerings. In addition to attending the Sessions, the Eligible Participant agrees to:
- complete an (online) evaluation at the completion of the FPPP Program; and
- complete a further evaluation (online) 3 months after completion of the FPPP Program to assess the impact of the FPPP Program on their overall health and wellbeing and longer term physical activity.
- Eligible Participants can submit feedback or raise concerns in relation to the delivery of the FPPP Program in writing to:
Tablelands Regional Council
PO Box 573
Atherton QLD 4883; or
- An Eligible Participant may terminate their involvement in the FPPP Program at any time by contacting Council to advise Council of the decision to cease their involvement in the FPPP Program.
- Following termination, the Eligible Participant will be required to notify the Program Provider that they have ceased to be involved in the FPPP Program.
- Following termination, Council will not be required to subsidise the cost of any further or unused FPPP sessions of the Eligible Participant with the Program Provider. Should Eligible Participants continue to make use of services offered by the former Program Provider, the Eligible Participant will be responsible for the full cost of participating in such a session/s.
- Council may terminate the FPPP Program at any time and for any reason after the commencement of the Program by advising the Eligible Participant of the decision to cease offering the FPPP Program.
- Following termination by Council, Council will not be required to subsidise the cost of any further or unused FPPP sessions. Should the former Program Provider continue to offer sessions to former Eligible Participants, the former Eligible Participant will be responsible for the full cost of participating in such a session/s.
- Council respects the privacy of Program Providers and Eligible Participants. Due to the nature of the FPPP Program, it is necessary to collect certain personal/sensitive/health information from Program Providers and Eligible Participants.
- All information collected will be treated by Council as strictly confidential and Council will not share or redistribute this information with any third party, except as required by law or as consented to by the Program Providers and Eligible Participant, for example to facilitate delivery of the FPPP Program by Program Providers to Eligible Participants.
Photographic and Media Consent
- Council will not film or photograph any FPPP Sessions. Thus no photographic or media consent is required to be obtained by Council from Eligible Participants.
- Program Providers may however, use their own discretion and choose to seek the consent of Eligible Participants for photography and filming of Sessions. Any such an agreement between Program Providers and Eligible Participants will be independent of Council.
Survival and Jurisdiction
- If any of these Terms and Conditions are held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of these Terms and Conditions will continue in full force an effect, severing the void term.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of Queensland. Eligible Participants agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that jurisdiction and courts hearing appeals from those courts.