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

Media enquiries can be directed to the Media and Communications team using our Contact Us form.

Reconciliation statement released   28 Feb 2019
To strengthen our commitment to reconciliation the Office of the Children’s Guardian has started work on a Reconciliation Action Plan to outline how w ...
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Employers must verify – penalties apply   5 Feb 2019
Employers can now be penalised if they don’t verify that their workers or volunteers who work with kids have a valid Working With Children Check or ha ...
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Public consultation on NSW child safe standards in 2019   17 Dec 2018
The Office of the Children’s Guardian is exploring the benefits of introducing child safe standards in NSW.
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Creative Kids program now open for provider registrations   30 Nov 2018
Following a NSW Government announcement, parents, guardians and carers will soon be able to apply for a voucher for up to $100 per calendar year for e ...
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November communique – Australian children’s commissioners and guardians forum   16 Nov 2018
A call for greater support for children and young people living in the most highly vulnerable circumstances was a key element of the communique releas ...
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Working with children scheme five years on, recent legislative changes   13 Nov 2018
In her article published in the latest edition of Law Society of NSW Journal, Office of the Children’s Guardian Director of Legal Services, Sharminie ...
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