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Working with Children Check for volunteers

All coaches and managers of the netball club are required to undergo a Working with Children Check.  To be eligible for either of these roles it is now a requirement for a Working with Children Check to be undertaken and clearance received.

Some club members may already have a Working with Children Check. If so, you only need to provide the netball club with your WWC number and date it was issued.  This information is to be emailed to marrickvillerslallstarsnetball@outlook.com. In the subject line, please write WWC and your name.

If you do not have a current Working with Children Check, please read on.

How do you apply

The Office of the Children’s Guardian has produced a Fact Sheet (No 16) on how to apply for a Working with Children Check.

You need to complete the online form – (Link: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check/apply/apply).

Please note, as you are making an application in the capacity as a Volunteer, there is no cost involved.

Click “Continue and apply” and a form will appear

Complete the form and submit.

You will receive an email advising how to finalise the Working with Children Check application.

You will be required to attend at a NSW Motor Registry or NSW Council Agency offering RMS services (Roads and Maritime Services) or Service NSW to verify your identity. Please note when you submit your form, you must attend at one of the locations mentioned as soon as possible.

Your application cannot be processed until you have fulfilled the proof of identity requirement.  To do this you must attend at one of the agency listed above.

Click on this link: http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/licence/identity/index.html for information on what is required to prove your identity.

  • To assist you will need either your driver’s licence or passport. You will also need either your electricity or telephone bill (original). You may also need your Medicare or credit card as proof of identity.

When you attend at one of the agency listed above, you be required to produce the proof of identity documents.  Although there is no cost involved, you will be provided with a receipt.  This is a receipt that you attended and produced identity documents only.

It will take up to 4 weeks from the date you complete the proof of identity requirement to be advised of the result.  If you are cleared you will receive a notice from the Office of the Children’s Guardian with your WWC number.

You do not need to provide the netball club with your notice; you only need to be provided with the WWC number and date it was issued. This information is to be emailed to marrickvillerslallstarsnetball@outlook.com. In the subject line, please write WWC and your name.

If you have any questions, please speak with Mary McGrath, Treasurer: email: marymcg@bigpond.net.au or 043 846 4029.