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SAFE NT

Screening Assessment for Employment - Northern Territory (SAFE NT).

Functions:

  • Conducts national criminal history record checks and issues national police certificates for employment purposes across the NT.
  • Conducts Working with Children checks (WWC) and recommends on 'clearance notices' (Territory Ochre Card) to persons working with children (under the Care and Protection of Children Act (CPCA).
  • Manages the operation of the 'Screening Authority' (CPCA).
  • Reviews quality checking of criminal history information and the management and release of criminal history information to non-police entities, as authorised by legislation
  • Reviews and provides advice to the Government on the operation of the Criminal Records (Spent Convictions) Act.

A complete listing of acts and regulations, including the ones mentioned above, can be found at the Current Northern Territory Legislation Database.

You can Apply Online for the one of the following:

  • Criminal History Check.
  • Working with Children Clearance Notice.
  • Working with Children Clearance Notice Renewal.
  • Change of Details.

NOTE: Renewal can only be completed once you have received your reminder letter. This will be sent to you 2 months prior to your card's expiry.

You can also check the validity of an Ochre card or the status of an application.

Please refer to the Application Guidelines PDF VERSION or HTML VERSION when completing your working with children applcation form. 

Your application can be lodged at any of the following locations:

GROUPADDRESS
SAFE NT Darwin Ground Floor
77 Smith Street, Darwin
Toll Free: 1800 723 368
Territory Business Centre
Alice Springs
Ground Floor
'The Green Well' Building
50 Bath Street, Alice Springs 
Phone: +61 8 8951 8511
Fax: +61 8 8951 8533
Territory Business Centre
Darwin
Ground Floor
Development House
76 The Esplanade, Darwin
Phone: +61 8 8982 1700
Fax: +61 8 8982 1725
Toll Free: 1800 193 111
Territory Business Centre
Katherine
Shop 1, Randazzo Building
18 Katherine Terrace, Katherine
Phone: +61 8 8973 8180
Fax: +61 8 8973 8188
Territory Business Centre
Tennant Creek
Shop 2, Barkly House
Cnr Davidson and Paterson Streets, Tennant Creek
Phone: +61 8 8962 4411
Fax: +61 8 8962 4413

If you have any questions in relation to your application, or the processes discussed above, please contact SAFE NT on 1800 723368 (1800 SAFE NT), 08 8985 8985 or e-mail at safent.police@nt.gov.au.

For further information regarding the Working with Children Ochre Card please visit the Working with Children website