CKU v Children's Guardian [2017] NSWCATAD 36

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - review under section 27 Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012-refusal of Working with Children Check Clearance -what the correct and preferable decision is having regard to the material before the Tribunal – assessment trigger by clause 1(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 - whether the applicant poses a risk to the safety of children - onus of proof in a review under section 27 - a real and appreciable risk is posed by the applicant to the safety welfare and well-being of children of children- paramount concern is protecting children from child abuse - the correct and preferable decision is to refuse a Working with Children Check Clearance - decision of the Children’s Guardian affirmed.

Amy Douglas-Baker appeared for the Children's Guardian.