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News

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.

More Working with Children Check extensions announced   20 Sep 2021
Working with Children Checks due to expire between 27 September 2021 and 26 January 2022 have been extended for three months.
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Leaving care – report released   20 Jul 2021
A review by the Office of the Children’s Guardian of the experiences of young people leaving care will be used to strengthen requirements for statutor ...
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Working with Children Checks extended for three months   19 Jul 2021
Working with Children Checks due to expire between 19 July 2021 and 26 September 2021 have been extended for three months.
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Delays in processing applications   15 Jun 2021
Some Working with Children Check applications may take longer than usual to process - here's why
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Reviewing out-of-home care accreditation standards   13 May 2021
In October 2020, the Office of the Children’s Guardian began a review of the NSW Child Safe Standards for Permanent Care.
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Children's Guardian welcomes new child protection Bill   12 May 2021
Children's Guardian Janet Schorer has welcomed a Bill to introduce a Child Safe Scheme for NSW.
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