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New NSW Children's Guardian announced

1 June 2017

Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward has announced the appointment of Janet Schorer as the new Children’s Guardian for NSW.

Ms Schorer will start at the Office of the Children’s Guardian on July 11.

She has been the Executive Director of the NDIS Reform Group for the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet since November 2014, and has led the  Commonwealth negotiations and NSW transition to the NDIS across Government.

Minister Goward congratulated Ms Schorer on her appointment and praised the achievements of outgoing Children’s Guardian Kerryn Boland, who will retire from the job after 12 years.

Read the full ministerial media release (PDF 59.2KB)

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