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Information on current activities and events at the Office of the Children's Guardian

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Children’s Guardian welcomes new protections for Aboriginal children in care   9 Jul 2020
NSW Children’s Guardian, Ms Janet Schorer, has welcomed the new protections for Aboriginal children in statutory out-of-home care announced by Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services, Mr Gareth Ward.
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Guide to Child Safe Standards released   25 Jun 2020
The Office of the Children’s Guardian has created a guide to help organisations implement the Child Safe Standards recommended by the Royal Commission ...
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Guide for engaging sensitively with abuse survivors now available   4 May 2020
A guide for engaging sensitively with abuse survivors, specially created for faith organisations has been released by the Office of the Children's Gua ...
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Changes make it easier for new foster carers   23 Apr 2020
Changes approved by the NSW Government will make it possible for new foster carers to apply for their Working With Children Check without the need to ...
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Thousands have their working with children clearances extended   31 Mar 2020
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, l ...
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NSW Children’s Guardian extends WWCC clearances in response to COVID-19   26 Mar 2020
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 ...
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