Welcome to the Working with Children Check Website Western Australia

The Working with Children Check (WWC Check) is a compulsory screening strategy in Western Australia and the Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

The WWC Check aims to protect children by:

  • deterring people from applying to work with children where they have a relevant charge or conviction on their criminal record that indicates they may harm a child;
  • detecting new charges and convictions of those people who hold a current WWC Card and preventing them from continuing to engage in child-related work where their criminal record and behaviour indicates they may harm a child; and
  • protecting children by creating awareness that safeguarding children is a whole of community responsibility.

17 Nov 2017

Did you know that when you submit an online renewal your authorised representative must confirm your child-related work before your renewal can be accepted and processed? If your WWC Card is due to expire during the December holiday break be sure to discuss this with your manager. They will advise you when you should submit your online renewal and who you should nominate as your authorised representative.

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