A Nationally Consistent Approach to Working with Children Checks (2011)

Aim of publication

This Position Paper outlines the importance of progressing a Nationally Consistent Approach to Working with Children Checks and identifies actions to enhance national consistency.

Who is it for?

This paper is for all government and non-government organisations, service providers and individuals, working with children.

What does it cover?

This paper provides a summary of achieved, in progress and proposed actions that would contribute to national consistency in Working with Children Checks.  Actions include cross‑jurisdictional information sharing, screening, and taking a risk management approach to creating child safe organisations.

Content Updated: 10 July 2012