Terms & Conditions

  • The Compass Grow A Star Program is designed to encourage participants to reach their maximum potential in social, academic, sporting and music pursuits.
  • Anti-social behaviour from participants, parents / guardians or spectators will not be tolerated. In such circumstances, Compass & program leaders reserve the right to request the offending participant to leave the day’s activities.
  • Compass will be the sole decision maker regarding the offending participant’s continuation in the program.
  • The Grow A Star Program promotes an alcohol, smoke and drug free environment. Any participant or spectator suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be requested to leave the program area.
  • Mentors, role models and volunteers give freely of their own time to lead and participate in the Program. At all times, these individuals will be shown courtesy and respect.
  • The Grow A Star Program is based on a weekly group activity.
  • Group activities will be hosted in a variety of locations which reflect Compass’ geographic coverage.
  • All group activities will incorporate several common elements, such as sport or music games and programs.
  • Each location will boast specific services, components and structures which are appropriate to the local community and participant demographic.
  • Group activities will be utilised to identify participants who display notable talent in specific disciplines.
  • Specific talent development scholarships will be offered to individual participants from time to time, at the sole discretion of Compass.
  • Scholarships will either be awarded via an advertised application process, or will be awarded via an invitation process. Each participant identified or applying for a scholarship will be required to complete an application form.
  • At all times, the decision of the relevant selection panel will be final and binding. No discussion / appeals will be entered into.
  • A separate set of Terms and Conditions will apply to each specific talent development scholarship which is offered. These terms and conditions will be determined by the scholarship provider.
  • Any conditions which apply to selected scholarship recipients will be communicated in advance of the talent development program commencing.
  • Where possible, existing Compass tenants will be afforded priority in the awarding of scholarships. However, this will not prevent other Grow A Star Program participants from applying and receiving talent development scholarships when appropriate.
  • Any delivery of scholarship or talent development program will be reliant on the support and assistance of sponsors and / or partner agencies. Compass makes no guarantee as to the availability of the number of scholarships or programs that will be available to participants.
  • Compass will enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with these sponsors and partners.
  • The participants must at all times abide by the Policies and Procedures applicable to the Grow A Star Program.