WWC Requirements for Volunteers & Paid employees
- The WWC Check is Government requirement.
- It applies to people who work or volunteer with children u18
- Persons cleared through the WWC Check are issued with a WWC Number
- If you have a WWC Number, you must provide it to your club
- To obtain a WWC Number, you must apply for a WWC Check on-line
- A WWC Check is free for volunteers and costs $80 if you are in a paid position.
WWC Check Application Process
- Apply for a WWC Check
- Once you have applied on-line you will receive an Application (APP) number.
- Take your APP Number and Proof of ID to a Motor Registry.
- Volunteer applications are free.
- Persons in a paid position pay an $80 fee at the motor registry.
- You should receive your WWC Number by email within 2 weeks.
- You must provide your WWC Number to your club.
Exemptions in sport include:
- Persons under 18 years of age
- Volunteers who only coach or manage their own child's or close relative's team
- Canteen managers, canteen workers and caterers
- Grounds persons
A "Close Relative" is defined as a spouse or de facto partner of the person; or a child, step-child, sibling, step-sibling, parent, step-parents, grandparent, step-grandparent, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew of the person.
What do Exempt Persons sign?
- Exempt persons must complete a FNSW Member Protection Declaration and provide it to their club.
- Referees must complete a MPD form and provided it to their Referee Branch.
- Only exempt persons can complete an MPD form