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 child safety is a whole of community responsibility.

News
13 Dec 2018


If you are renewing your WWC Card online during the December holidays, your authorised representative must be available to confirm your online renewal. Online WWC Check renewals which are not confirmed by an authorised representative within the allocated timeframe of 21 days may be withdrawn. So be sure to discuss your renewal with your manager before submitting an online renewal form.


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