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Legislation highlighted in greenThe Check is part of Victorian law. The Check was created by the Working with Children Act 2005 ('the Act'). In addition to the Act, a large number of other pieces of legislation are relevant to the Check and people working with children in Victoria. 

The following legislation relates to:

Working with Children Check

Occupational fields and exemptions under the Act

Relevant offences and findings under the Act

Personal information collected during the Check

Administration of the Check

Defining ‘educational institutions’ under the Check