Working with Children New South Wales

In New South Wales, the check needed to work with children is called the Working with Children Check, and is performed by the Office of Children’s Guardian. All convictions (including juvenile), spent convictions, pending charges, non-conviction charges, allegations made to police and/or disciplinary information from child-related employers on a person’s record are taken into consideration when issuing or refusing to issue a Working with Children Check.

There is a fee of $80 for a five year clearance if you are in paid employment, but the check is free if you are volunteering or doing an internship (unpaid), and can be applied for online at