You have responsibilities under the Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004. It is important to know your responsibilities as some offences carry penalties of up to $60,000 and possible imprisonment.

Some of your responsibilities include that:

For more detailed information please read Factsheet 5: Information for Employers and Volunteer Organisations or Factsheet 7: Information for Education Providers.

To find out more about the offences and penalties click here to read Factsheet 6: Offences and Penalties for Employers and Volunteer Organisations or Factsheet 8: Offences and Penalties for Education Providers.

Page last updated09 February 2021