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Children better protected under new laws
17 Sep 2015
Minister for Family and Community Services Brad Hazzard has announced new laws to better protect children in NSW.
Children’s Guardian and sports leaders team-up for kids
1 Apr 2015
The NSW Children’s Guardian, Ms Kerryn Boland, launched the sport and recreation sector’s phase-in to the Working With Children Check, today at the hallowed Sydney Cricket Ground.
Children’s Guardian Bill 2019 introduced in NSW Parliament
20 Aug 2019
The Children’s Guardian Bill 2019 was introduced in NSW Parliament today, building on the NSW Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Children’s Guardian Janet Schorer awarded Public Service Medal
9 Jun 2019
NSW Children’s Guardian, Janet Schorer, was today awarded a Public Service Medal for outstanding service in the public sector.
Children’s Guardian launches Child Safe Principles and a suite of digital resources to protect children
11 Apr 2017
Children’s Guardian, Kerryn Boland, has this morning officially launched a free online learning tool to help staff and volunteers in all child-related organisations to build their capacity to become child safe.
Children’s Guardian welcomes NSW response to the Child Abuse Royal Commission
23 Jun 2018
The Children’s Guardian welcomes today’s announcement by the Premier that the NSW Government will accept key recommendations around Child Safety put forward by the Royal Commission into Institutional responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Children’s Guardian welcomes permanency focus for kids in out-of-home care
21 Nov 2013
The NSW Children’s Guardian, Kerryn Boland, today welcomed the introduction of legislation that gives courts a greater range of options for making quicker permanent placement decisions for children and young people who are in out-of-home care.
Children’s Guardian’s tribute to Marie Bashir
1 Oct 2014
I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation for your sincere commitment to improving the lives of children and young people in NSW.
Children’s safety gets top billing at Act Safe Forum
25 Aug 2014
Creating child friendly environments and protecting kids from harm was on the minds of the 200 entertainment industry professionals who attended the Act Safe forum this month.
Children's Guardian launches Reconciliation Action Plan
31 May 2019
Today, the NSW Children’s Guardian, Janet Schorer, launched the Office of the Children’s Guardian’s Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan, committing to improve the cultural competence and experience of our employees to ensure our workplace is inclusive, welcoming and reflective.