Pre-employment screening: Working With Children Checks and Police Checks

CFCA Resource Sheet – May 2016


  • Commonwealth Government. (2015). Working with Children Checks Report. Sydney: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
  • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. (2011). Position paper: Toward a nationally consistent approach to Working with Children Checks. Retrieved from <>.
  • Irenyi, M., Bromfield, L., Beyer, L., & Higgins, D. (2006). Child maltreatment in organisations: Risk factors and strategies for prevention (Child Abuse Prevention Issues No. 25). Available at: <​issues25/issues25.html>.