Date: 9th November 2016
A Working with Children Check is mandatory in Australia and early childhood providers must fulfil the requirements of the state/territory they are employed in. Reputable babysitting agencies will have policies in place to ensure employees undergo WWCCs and background checks – which protect both the children in care and the agency from future issues.
Click here for a summary for legal requirements for working with children by state.
Click here for a recommended background and security checks for nannies.