What do we do?
The Office of the Children’s Guardian regulates the employment of children:
- under 15 years of age in the entertainment and exhibition, still photography and door-to-door sales industries
- under 16 years of age for any type of modelling.
We work with employers to ensure that children employed in such industries, work in an environment where their emotional, social, physical and developmental needs are met, and they are protected from inappropriate or unreasonable demands.
The types of activities regulated by the Office of the Children’s Guardian include (but are not limited to):
Please contact us if you would like to speak to a Children's Employment Officer.