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Five years of the NSW Working With Children Check   15 Jun 2018
This week the NSW Working with Children Check celebrates five years of operation. In those five years, 1.7 million NSW employees and volunteers and 27,000 employers, have embraced the Working With Children Check.
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Important legal changes to the Working With Children Check   15 Jun 2018
There have been some changes to the laws around the Working With Children Check that are important for anyone who works or volunteers with kids and th ...
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New videos – all you need to know about renewing your WWC number   18 Apr 2018
The first reminders have started going out to people whose Working With Children Check is due to expire soon – learn how to keep your details up to da ...
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#renewyourchecknsw   27 Mar 2018
The NSW Children’s Guardian Janet Schorer has issued an alert to all adults who are in child-related roles to check the expiry date of their Working W ...
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Report on NSW working with children legislation tabled in parliament   14 Mar 2018
In 2017 the Office of the Children's Guardian conducted a review of the legislation that underpins the Working With Children Check in NSW.
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Children's Guardian releases videos to help keep kids with disability safe   22 Feb 2018
Videos to help parents choose the right person or organisation to work with children are now online, focusing on the disability sector.
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