MaintenanceIn the lead-up to the 2019 state election, the department’s website and other channels will operate in line with the caretaker conventions. This means there will be limited updates from 1 March 2019 until the election is finalised.

NSW caretaker period has commenced.

The caretaker period for the NSW Election commenced on 1 March 2019. Accordingly, no ministerial press releases or related information issued by the Government from 1 March 2019 will be available on this website.

For copies of recently issued ministerial press releases or information on the election policies of any political party, go to the website of the relevant political party.

Find out more about caretaker conventions

Children's employment in other states

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Office for Children, Youth and Family Support
ph: 02 6205 0480

Northern Territory

Central Intake
Department of Health and Community Services
Family and Children's Services Program
ph: 08 8922 7460
fax: 08 8946 5222


Industrial Relations Services Unit
ph: 07 3225 2299

South Australia

WorkSafe SA
ph: 08 8303 0400


WorkSafe Tasmania
ph: 03 6166 4600


Department of State Development, Business and Innovation
Employment Information and Compliance
ph: 1800 287 287
fax: 03 9651 9703

Western Australia

Department of Commerce - Labour Relations
ph: (08) 6251 2100

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