Below are important policies around Member Protection
FFA Member Protection Policy
FNSW Social Media Policy
FFA Code of Conduct
Working with Children Handbook
Working with Children Check
There have been some changes to the Working With Children Check (November 2nd 2015). View the recent changes here
WWC Requirements for Volunteers & Paid employees
- The WWC Check is Government requirement.
- It applies to people who work or volunteer with children u18
- Persons cleared through the WWC Check are issued with a WWC Number
- If you have a WWC Number, you must provide it to your club
- To obtain a WWC Number, you must apply for a WWC Check on-line
- A WWC Check is free for volunteers and costs $80 if you are in a paid position.
WWC Check Application Process
- Apply for a WWC Check
- Once you have applied on-line you will receive an Application (APP) number.
- Take your APP Number and Proof of ID to a Motor Registry.
- Volunteer applications are free.
- Persons in a paid position pay an $80 fee at the motor registry.
- You should receive your WWC Number by email within 2 weeks.
- You must provide your WWC Number to your club.
Exemptions in sport include:
- Persons under 18 years of age
- Volunteers who only coach or manage their own child's or close relative's team
- Canteen managers, canteen workers and caterers
- Grounds persons
A "Close Relative" is defined as a spouse or de facto partner of the person; or a child, step-child, sibling, step-sibling, parent, step-parents, grandparent, step-grandparent, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew of the person.
What do Exempt Persons sign?
- Exempt persons must complete a FNSW Member Protection Declaration and provide it to their club.
- Referees must complete a MPD form and provided it to their Referee Branch.
- Only exempt persons can complete an MPD form