In September SMCC adopted Cricket Australia's policy for Returning to Train and to Play. Sam Johnston and Ben DeAraugo were named as Covid Safety Officers. Sam and Ben have worked diligently to have the playing staff and committee aware of their responibilities and the followup actions needed for the club to be able to train/play safely and within the adopted protocols.

Excerpt from the Return to Train/Play policy adopted by SMCC:


As a club we are fully committed to providing a safe environment for members of our club (volunteers, players, families, spectators) and the wider community and are committed to providing quality practices in line with guidance available from Sport Australia, Cricket Australia, Cricket Victoria, our local council, the Victorian State Government / Department of Health & Human Services and other relevant authorities applicable to our club. We acknowledge that Cricket in a pandemic is a privilege, not a right. We all need to ensure we are all doing the right thing to ensure the safety of players, volunteers, officials and the local community.

We also acknowledge the key dates outlined within the Victorian State Government’s Roadmap for re-opening will be followed as we undertake cricket activities during the 2020/21 season and we commit to adhering to the latest advice from Cricket Victoria, the Victorian State Government and the Department of Health & Human Services in this regard.

It is important for Cricket Associations and Clubs to lead and promote a strong culture of COVID-19 safety for the health and wellbeing of participants and the broader community as any breaches could have ramifications for members of the community and the continuation of the season.


  • Reducing the spread of COVID-19;

  • Promoting good hygiene practices amongst players and officials;

  • Adhering and promoting the State Government Requirements around social distancing, and gatherings; and

  • Following the clear protocols and requirements around returning to train & play.

Associations and Clubs affiliated through to Cricket Victoria agree to be respectful in adhering to the protocols outlined as part of the Return to Train & Play Guidelines as they form part of the current Government directions, and strong cricket sanctions can be applied to individuals and to clubs if they are in breach, in addition to any penalties applied by Government authorities.

Strathdale-Maristians Cricket Club has endorsed and adopted Australian Cricket’s Policy for Safeguarding Children and Young People, Australian Cricket’s ‘Looking After Our Kids’ Code of Behaviour for Affiliated Associations and Clubs, and Australian Cricket’s Commitment to Safeguarding Children and Young People, effective as at Monday August 13th, 2018.

Links to each policy can be found at:

Australian Cricket’s Policy for Safeguarding Children and Young People

Australian Cricket’s ‘Looking After Our Kids’ Code of Behaviour for Associations and Clubs

Australian Cricket’s Commitment to Safeguarding Children and Young People

SMCC Code of Conduct 2019-2020

Parent Guardian Transport Approval

Michael Prowse - SMCC President


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The Strathdale-Maristians Cricket Club (SMCC) Committee have passed a motion to adopt the Cricket Victoria Member Protection Policy (


The SMCC Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO) is Sam Johnston.


SMCC are currently seeking legal advice with a view to adding this policy to the club Constitution.

Strathdale-Maristians Cricket Club’s SUNSMART policy

The following policy is in place to help Strathdale- Maristians Cricket Club minimise the risks of overexposure to UV.

  pdf Click Here (200 KB) to see the policy

     Season 2019/20

President Michael Prowse
Vice Presidents Travis Ledwidge & Sean McCann
Secretary Paul Vlaeminck
Treasurer Brent Anstee
Ground All Seasons Oval, Strathdale Park
Colours Sky Blue
Coach David Bakes
First XI Captain Ben DeAraugo
Second XI Captain Patrick O'Brien
Third XI Captain Richard Murphy
Fourth XI Captain David Maltby
U/18 Coach Cameron Taylor
Junior Co-ordinator Anthony Purcell
Curators John Hewitt & Travis Ledwidge

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