You can access our documents and policies here.

WDS Constitution

Wellington Deaf Society Incorporated is a registered charity and is governed by the following constitution.

Download WDS Constitution (April 2022) file here - [PDF - 12.9Mb]


WDS Members Code of Conduct

WDS is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all its members, ensuring a positive and enjoyable experience for all. WDS believes that it is important that members, board members and visitors associated with WDS should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others. Therefore, members are encouraged to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of WDS with either the President, any Member of the WDS Board or Staff. Please refer to our Complaints Policy and Procedures below on this page for further information.

Download WDS Members Code of Conduct (May 2022) file here - [PDF - 411kb]


WDS Harrassment Policy

At WDS we are committed to treating all people with dignity and respect. WDS firmly believes in the right of all people to participate in an environment that is pleasant and free from unlawful discrimination or harassment, workplace and victimisation.

Download WDS Harrassment Policy (May 2022) file here - [PDF - 428kb]


WDS Report of Concern

Do you want to report something? You can contact us using our Report of Concern online form here or download and print the sheet. Or you could meet with a Board Member and ask for English support to fill the form.

Download WDS Report of Concern (April 2022) file here - [PDF - 44kb]


WDS Complaints & Concerns Procedure

Anyone with a concern is encouraged to discuss the matter with the person involved as soon as possible to prevent issues becoming worse.

Download WDS Complaints & Concerns Procedure (April 2022) file here - [PDF - 55kb]