Department of Justice
If you are a paid worker and involved in child-related work you may be required to have a Working with Children Registration.
Some paid workers in child-related work may be exempt from the requirement to obtain a Working with Children Registration.
For more information see the Exemptions Fact Sheet (PDF, 3 Pages, 165KB).
Find out more information about when to apply.
Find out more information about applying for a registration.
If your application is successful, you will be posted a Working with Children Registration Card.
If there are any issues with your application, you will be contacted by post or email (as indicated on your application).
During verification, the website will only advise if the application is registered or being processed - it will not provide details such as whether the application is suspended or cancelled. No information regarding your criminal history will be shared.