Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011

In Force


  1. For infringement notice offences under this Act see Magistrates Court (Working with Vulnerable People Infringement Notices) Regulation 2012

Current version


  1. Uncommenced expiry of provisions.
  2. Proposed amendments by Background Checking Legislation Amendment Bill 2022.
  3. Proposed amendments by Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2022.
Effective Files/Formats Version Published Notes
17 August 2022 HTMLPDFWord R18 (RI) 23 September 2022

Republication for amendments by A2022-13

Reissued for textual correction in schedule 2, items 5 and 6

Administering Minister and Directorate

  • Minister for Families and Community Services - Community Services Directorate