Monitoring your compliance
As an employer, volunteer organisation or education provider working with children, we recognise your commitment to creating a child-safe environment and your obligation to comply with the WWC Act.
Do you know your obligations and responsibilities? Click here for more information on your obligations and responsibilities.
Do you know how well your organisation is complying with them? Complete a WWC Check ‘Health Check’ and find out.
Here are some considerations about your compliance:
The WWC Screening Unit conducts audits to ensure compliance with the WWC Act. For a list of sample compliance audit questions please click here.
Why is it important to comply with the WWC Act?
By complying with the WWC Act you are not only abiding by the law but also helping to create a safer environment for children in Western Australia and the Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
There are also offences and penalties under the WWC Act for employers, volunteer organisations and education providers. Click here to read Factsheet 6: Offences and Penalties for Employers and Volunteer Organisations or Factsheet 8: Offences and Penalties for Education Providers.