Resources for employees, volunteers, students and self-employed people

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 may 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 9: Information for Employees and Volunteers
This factsheet provides employees and volunteers with information about the WWC Check and compliance with the WWC Act.

Factsheet 10: Offences and Penalties for Employees and Volunteers
This factsheet provides employees and volunteers with a list of offences and penalties under the WWC Act.

Factsheet 11: Information for Students
This factsheet provides students with information about the WWC Check and compliance with the WWC Act.

Factsheet 12: Offences and Penalties for Students
This factsheet provides students with a list of offences and penalties under the WWC Act.

Factsheet 13: Information for Self-Employed People
This factsheet provides self-employed people with information about the WWC Check and compliance with the WWC Act.

Factsheet 14: Offences and Penalties for Self-Employed People
This factsheet provides self-employed people with a list of offences and penalties under the WWC Act.

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

Completing the WWC Check Application Form - Instructions for Employees, Volunteers, Students and Self-Employed People
Instructions and tips for completing the WWC Check application form.

The 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.

List of Authorised Witnesses for Certifying Photographs
List of authorised witnesses who can certify photographs where an applicant does not have any photographic identification to lodge their WWC Check application form.

Page last updated18 January 2019