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Thousands have their working with children clearances extended

The Office of the Children’s Guardian has been in touch with thousands of people whose Working With Children Check clearance are soon due to expire, letting them know that they have been given an addi ...

31 Mar 2020

NSW Children’s Guardian extends WWCC clearances in response to COVID-19

The Children’s Guardian has extended all WWCC clearances that were due to expire from 26 March 2020 to 26 September 2020 for a further six months. The six-month period applies from the date of the per ...

26 Mar 2020

Face-to-face training temporarily suspended

Due to current health and safety concerns around COVID-19, the Office of the Children’s Guardian has suspended its face-to-face training program until the end of April 2020.

16 Mar 2020

New Children's Guardian Act commences

Legislation consolidating the powers and functions of the NSW Children’s Guardian and reinforcing the role’s independence as the key regulator of child protection services in NSW came into effect toda ...

1 Mar 2020

Training

Elderslie - SAFE series workshop - Cancelled

The NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian is proud to introduce Sam, Andy, Fiona and Eve. They’re the stars of the SAFE series, a set of four books containing protective behaviour ...

7 Apr 2020

Dubbo - Children's Guardian Act - Cancelled

The Children’s Guardian Act commenced on 1 March 2020. Find how it affects child-related organisations in NSW.

8 Apr 2020

Haymarket - Children's Guardian Act - 10.30am to 12.30pm - Cancelled

The Children’s Guardian Act commenced on 1 March 2020. Find how it affects child-related organisations in NSW.

8 Apr 2020

Dubbo - Children's Guardian Act for Faith based organisations - Cancelled

The Children’s Guardian Act commenced on 1 March 2020. Find how it affects child-related organisations in NSW.

8 Apr 2020