All applicants registering or applying for work in the Diocese of Lismore are required to undergo the Working with Children Check to meet current Child Protection Legislation in NSW.
Step 1: Go to www.newcheck.kids.nsw.gov.au and fill in the online form. If you can’t access the online system, call a Customer Support Officer on (02) 9286 7219 for assistance with your application. You will receive an email with an APP number.
Step 2: Take the application number (APP) to a NSW Motor Registry or NSW Council Agency and have your identity confirmed (You will need to take appropriate identification with you ) and pay the fee where applicable.
Step 3: You will receive your WWC status via email or post – you need to supply this to the Catholic Schools Office for verification.
The Working With Children Check will cost $80 for paid workers and self-employed people and is valid for a five-year period.
There is no fee for volunteers, authorised carers, adults living in a carer home, students on placement and prospective adoptive parents.