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In the interests of promoting child safety within the sport of Football, the Board of Football NSW has implemented a policy which expands the categories of individuals requiried to hold a valid NSW Government’s Working with Children Check (WWCC) Number.

This WWCC Policy applies to all Football NSW affiliated Associations, Committee Members, Coaches, Managers, and all volunteers.  This means that all Coaches & Managers are required to obtain a WWCC Number regardless of any familiar relationship with players.  Coaches & Managers aged under 18 years of age, remain exempt.

If you DO NOT have your Working with Children Check Number - please follow the link below:

1.      Apply ONLINE for WWC Check VISIT –

2.      Attend a Service NSW venue to complete your WWCC ID check.

         It is free for volunteers and is valid for 5 years.

3.      Send us an email

         Include your completed WWCC Number when you receive it from Service NSW. Detailing your club, Date of Birth, WWCC Number and WWC Expiry date.

MISPLACED OR LOST your WWC details: -

For full details visit Football NSW Working With Children Policy Link:

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to choose CONTACT US.

Member Protection Information Officer at your club: view 'Committee Contact List' for club contacts on this COACHES & MANAGERS menu.

SSFA Member Protection Policy Document: