Research & Information
Announcement - Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012

24 June 2013

Consequent upon the commencement of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 on 15 June 2013 the Commission no longer has jurisdiction to deal with applications for review or exemption from requirements for working with children.
Under section 27 of the new Act, a person who has been refused a working with children check clearance by the Children's Guardian may apply to the Administrative Decisions Tribunal (ADT)for a review of that decision within 28 days of the decision being given to the person.

For further information go to the Children's G​uardian website.


Lesley Hourigan
Acting Industrial Registrar