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Lending a hand to a special group of travel helpers
20 Jun 2014
The Office of the Children’s Guardian recently conducted a Working With Children Check information session to workers involved with helping students with disabilities to attend school.
Let kids be kids sports campaign is on the way
24 Feb 2017
Play by the rules has begun releasing previews of its #letkidsbekids campaign to encourage good sideline behaviour from parents and spectators during children’s sports.
Lights, camera, action … how to keep kids safe
23 Jun 2014
The Office of the Children’s Guardian’s recently put the spotlight on child safety for children working in the grown up world of entertainment.
Lost your Working With Children Check number?
24 May 2016
You can now retrieve your WWC number by using the new “Find your WWC number” function.
Major boost in support of a child safe NSW
18 Oct 2018
The NSW Children’s Guardian Janet Schorer today welcomed the NSW Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Making NSW safer for children and young people
22 Oct 2018
New figures released today from the Office of the Children’s Guardian highlight the significant progress being made to make organisations safer for more than1.6 million children and young people living in NSW.
Making sure the performance sector checks out
28 Jan 2015
The Office of the Children’s Guardian has developed a new resource to assist performing arts organisations to understand who needs a new Working With Children Check (WWCC) and who is exempt from the requirements.
Minister announces start of new, online Working With Children Check
17 Jun 2013
Minister announces start of new, online Working With Children Check
Mirror mirror on the wall … who is most child safe of all?
27 Oct 2017
A new pilot program to help organisations to more accurately reflect on and identify the ways their environments have become safer for children was announced today by Children’s Guardian Janet Schorer as part of 2017 Children’s Week.
Networking to promote child safe cultures
5 May 2014
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse hearings has prompted a major increase in enquiries from organisations and services who want to be more ‘child safe’.