Working with Children Check - Resources and news portal

The Working with Children (WWC) Check is a compulsory screening strategy for people engaging in child-related work in Western Australia and the Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
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Resources to help understand and manage Working with Children (WWC) Checks. Includes factsheets, guides and forms.


Please read the disclaimer below.

The WWC Screening Unit aims to provide clear information to help you understand your rights and meet your obligations under the Working with Children (Screening) Act 2004 (the Act) through the provision of factsheets, templates and guides.  

Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure information is accurate and up to date.  However, errors can occur and changes after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information provided.

The information contained in the factsheets, templates and guides is provided on the understanding that it is not to be relied on for legal or professional advice.  

It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional/legal advice that considers your set of circumstances if you require further assistance. For further information please go to the Working with Children (Screening) Act 2004.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Department of Communities, Government of Western Australia, its officers, employees, agents and others acting under its control, expressly disclaim all liability arising out of any action taken or loss resulting as a result of reliance on information provided in a factsheet, template or guide.