Resources for employers and organisations

Below are some factsheets and other publications which you may find useful:

Factsheet 1: What is 'Child-Related Work'?
This factsheet describes what “child-related work” is according to the WWC Act is.

Factsheet 2: Child-Related Work and Exemptions (previously Factsheet 5)
This factsheet includes information about situations where a person many be exempt and ineligible to apply for a WWC Check.

Factsheet 3: Class 1 and Class 2 Offences
This factsheet lists up to date prescribed offences which are assessed or reassessed when a person applies for a WWC Check or holds a valid WWC Card.

Factsheet 4: The Parent Volunteer Exemption
Information about why parents are exempt from obtaining a WWC Check in some situations.

Factsheet 5: Information for Employers and Volunteer Organisations
This factsheet provides information for employers and volunteer organisations to comply with the WWC Act and create safer environments for children.

Factsheet 6: Offences and Penalties for Employers and Volunteer Organisations
This factsheet provides employers and volunteer organisations with a list of offences and penalties under the WWC Act.

Factsheet 7: Information for Education Providers
This factsheet provides information for education providers to comply with the WWC Act and create safer environments for children.

Factsheet 8: Offences and Penalties for Education Providers
This factsheet provides education providers with a list of offences and penalties under the WWC Act.

Factsheet 15: Information for the Education Sector
This factsheet provides specific information for the education sector to comply with the WWC Act and create safer environments for children.

Factsheet 16: Adult High School Students and the WWC Check
This factsheet provides specific information about adult high school students and the WWC Check.

Factsheet 17: Information for the Health Sector
This factsheet provides specific information for the health sector to comply with the WWC Act and create safer environments for children.

Factsheet 18: Information for the Sport and Recreation Sector
This factsheet provides specific information for the sport and recreation sector to comply with the WWC Act and create safer environments for children.

Safer Organisations Safer Children
A guide to making organisations child-safe and friendly.

Completing the WWC Check Application Form - Instructions for Employers, Volunteer Organisations and Education Providers
Instructions and tips for completing the WWC Check application form.

The WWC Check Application Process for Interstate Employees, Volunteers and Students
Information for organisations and applicants, where the employee, volunteer or student lives interstate and must apply for a WWC Check.

The Process for Renewing a WWC Card Online - Information for Employers, Volunteer Organisations and Education Providers
Information for organisations about the new online renewal process.

Below are tips and tools your organisation can use:

WWC Check Record Keeping Example
A downloadable spreadsheet for you to record WWC Check information.

WWC Check Health Check
Identify areas where you could improve your compliance with the WWC Act and child-safe practices.

WWC Check Sample Compliance Questions
A list of questions you may be asked if you were audited by the WWC Screening Unit.

Page last updated06 July 2017