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Working with children checks

New stronger, nationally consistent screening laws for people wanting to work or volunteer with children in South Australia are set to come into effect from July 1 2019.

Contact Working With Children Checks


wwcc [at] sa.gov.au (subject: Working%20with%20Children%20Checks%20enquiry)

Draft Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2017

A consultation period on specific rules and details contained in the regulations concluded on 6 April 2018.

Feedback provided during the consultation is being used to inform regulations which are needed to support the commencement of the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016.

Current screening

Current screening practices will apply until the Act commences and the new system of working with children checks will apply.

More information

Read more about the screening process.

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