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You can now fill in your WWC Check application online. After you fill in your details, print out your Application Summary and take it to Australia Post with your proof of identity documents, a passport size photo and the fee if required.

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Your Working with Children (WWC) Check is valid for 5 years. You must renew your Check before it expires if you want to continue ‘child-related work’.

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Confirm the status of a Working with Children Check card or the progress of an application. A brief message will appear advising of the status of the application or WWC Check card.

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It is essential that you always keep your details up to date. You must advise the department within 21 days if your details change.

Amendments to the Working with Children Act

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About the Check

The Working with Children (WWC) Check helps protect children from physical and sexual harm. The scheme aims to prevent those who pose a risk to children from working or volunteering with them. ... more on About the Check

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