Contact us: 1300 321 592

Screening Checks

Screening Checks
Screening Checks

No changes to working with children screening practices until new act starts

There will be no changes to current working with children screening practices until the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 starts. This is when a new system of working with children screening checks will apply. There is currently no commencement date for the act. However, consultation on its regulations occurred from March to April 2018.

Feedback is currently being used by the Attorney-General’s Department to help finalise these regulations.

A comprehensive communications and education program will be run ahead of new working with children screening checks coming into place.

State Government of South Australia © Copyright DHS .

Last updated:28 Dec 2017 4:12pm

Provided by:
SA Department for Human Services
URL:
https://screening.sa.gov.au/news/accordion-pages/no-changes-to-working-with-children-screening-practices-until-new-act-starts
Last Updated:
05 Jul 2018
Printed on:
24 Sep 2018
The Screening Checks website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence. © Copyright 2016