Book Week shows for students... by teachers!!
WWCC exemption for Tony Appleby B.Ed: As a registered secondary school teacher with the Victorian Department of Education, Tony Appleby B.Ed is legally exempt from having a Working With Children’s Check, as it is already included in his Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration. https://www.vit.vic.edu.au/search-the-register is the website to see Tony's Victorian Institute of Teaching registration. His details are “Tony Appleby 264731” & a copy of his card is above. At this weblink it states, “A person listed here is registered and permitted to teach. A registered teacher is also exempt from the Working with Children's Check as can be seen on the Working with Children's website here http://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/home/about+the+check/who+needs+a+check/exemptions/ Teachers are subject to extensive criminal record checks.” The link states, “Exemptions: There are several situations listed in the Working with Children Act 2005 (the Act) where people doing child-related work are exempt and do not need a Working with Children Check. The exemptions in the Act are described below… Teachers: If you are a teacher who is currently registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT), you are exempt from the Check.”
For NSW clients: https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check/exemptions states, “Exemptions from the Working With Children Check... Interstate visitors... can work or volunteer in any child-related work for up to 30 days a year, if the person holds an interstate Working With Children Check, or is exempt from the requirement to have such a check in his or her home jurisdiction”. Tony is exempt in his home state of Victoria, as described above & also works for less than 30 days a year in NSW as he now only tours the Book Week tour there in Term 3.
For QLD clients: https://www.bluecard.qld.gov.au/faqs/exemption-card-faqs.html states, "Registered teachers and police officers remain exempt from requiring a blue card or exemption card when providing regulated child-related services". https://www.bluecard.qld.gov.au/pdf/flowcharts/Apply-for-an-exemption-card.pdf states, "Please note that for registered teachers, this exemption only applies when they are providing services at a school or boarding facility."
For SA clients: https://screening.sa.gov.au/types-of-check/new-working-with-children-checks states, "Excluded people: You don’t need a working with children check if you:... live interstate, have a current child-related check from your home state, and are working at an organised event in South Australia lasting no more than 10 consecutive days" Tony is exempt in his home state of Victoria, as described above & also works for less than 30 days a year in NSW as he now only tours the Book Week tour there in Term 3.
For TAS clients: https://www.cbos.tas.gov.au/topics/licensing-and-registration/registrations/work-with-vulnerable-people/exemptions states, "You may be exempt if:... you hold a current interstate registration and want to use it in Tasmania for 28 days or less per year for a similar activity".
For ACT clients: https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804/~/working-with-vulnerable-people-%28wwvp%29-registration#!tabs-2 states, "Not everyone who encounters vulnerable people as part of their work or volunteering activities needs to be registered. Section 12 of the WWVP Act outlines the circumstances under which a person does not need to be registered. This includes where the person: ...is registered under a similar law in another State or Territory, as long as they do not work or volunteer with vulnerable people for more than 28 days in 12 months"