Working with Children Check

The Working with Children (WWC) Check is a compulsory screening strategy for people engaging in child-related work in Western Australia (WA) and the Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
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Reduced Contact Centre hours over festive period

The Working with Children (WWC) Contact Centre will be available from 9am to 3pm, between Wednesday 27th and Friday 29th December 2023. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday 2nd January 2024.  While we will be closed for the public holidays, our Online services will continue to be available. From all the team at the WWC Screening Unit, we wish you a safe and happy holiday period.

Alert Notice: TPG email cancellations

If you are affected by the TPG email cancellations you must update your email address with the WWC Screening Unit. 

As of 1 July 2023 WWC Card holders and applicants must notify the WWC Screening Unit if they have a change to their name, residential address, contact details or child-related work status.

You can update your details online by logging into your WWC Account. If you do not have a WWC Account, you can register for one

Affected email addresses may include @westnet, @iinet, @tpg, and @internode. Please contact your service provider directly for all questions relating to email cancellations, or to confirm if you are affected.

Join our mailing list to receive updates from the WWC Screening Unit and check out our free workshops and information sessions on our Eventbrite page.


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Reforms to strengthen Working with Children Checks have come into effect

Reforms to strengthen Working with Children Checks came into effect on 1 July 2023. These changes help to better protect children by making it harder for people who have committed certain offences or engaged in certain conduct to obtain a Working with Children Card.