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Working with children checks

Information about who can apply and how to lodge a working with children application.

People who work directly with children must have a working with children check (WWC) to protect children from potential harm or sexual abuse. The protection of children is the paramount consideration when applications are assessed.

Legislation

How VLA can help

Useful resources

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