Latest information regarding new screening laws

Helping keep children safe through new screening laws

Stronger, more effective and transparent screening laws for people working or volunteering with children have been introduced in South Australia. The new screening laws were recommended as part of federal and South Australian royal commissions, to help keep children safe in our communities. The new laws mean that from 1 July 2019 everyone working or volunteering with children must have a valid child-related check.

Effectively, this means that any volunteer (parent or otherwise) working at Craigburn Primary School is now required to have a Working With Children Check (WWCC), as per the requirements from the Department of Human Services Screening Unit. *Volunteers who have a current DCSI/DHS Child Related Screening, will NOT need to apply for the WWCC until their check is close to expiry.*

Please see the link below to apply:

https://screening.sa.gov.au/applications/application-information-for-individuals

Before you start:

  • Once you begin your application you will receive an email to activate your application.
  • When you have done this, you will receive a second email to set your password for your account.
  • This password, combined with your username, will allow you to begin your application.

To complete your application you will need

  • information about your full legal name and any names you may have, including previous names, maiden name, names you have legally changed, aliases and informal names (like nicknames)
  • your current address and 10 years’ of address history

If you are verifying your identity online (100-point check), you will need an Australian driver’s licence or permit, plus one of these:

  • Australian birth certificate or extract
  • Australian citizenship certificate
  • Australian passport

Please contact the school if you have any questions.

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