Policies and procedures

Last update: 18 June 2024

We regulate and oversee organisations to uphold children and young people's right to be safe. 

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    We regulate, monitor and support child-related organisations by building capability and using risk-based enforcement powers. We enable organisations to take action to prevent harm to children and young people through risk identification and management. We:

    • have oversight of child-related organisations
    • promote child safe practices
    • identify gaps in protection
    • monitor performance and trends, and
    • detect and act on non-compliance.

    We require organisations to use the child safe standards to implement child safe practice within their organisations. We provide guidance on how to implement the standards and organisations are expected to demonstrate how they create and maintain cultures where children's interests and rights are prioritised.

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    You can now renew your WWCC by using digital proof of identity – no need to visit a Service NSW Centre.
    How to renew using digital proof of identity (POI)

    You will need:

    • A MyServiceNSW account with the WWCC service added
    • 3 current identity documents including a NSW driver licence or photo card
    • a device with a working front camera for face verification.

    If you're renewing a paid WWCC, you will also need a credit card, debit card, PayPal or PayID account.

    If you have an expired WWCC clearance or have changed your name on your identity documents since the last time you renewed your WWCC, you can't renew using digital proof of identity.

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