Office of the Children’s Guardian

We oversee organisations to uphold children and young people’s right to be safe. 

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Our services

Working with Children Check

We manage all WWCC processes including applications, renewals, compliance, risk assessment and ongoing monitoring of Check holders. 

Oversight of organisations

We implement the Reportable Conduct Scheme, Child Safe Scheme and oversee accreditation and child-safe practices in voluntary and statutory out-of-home care, children's employment, and other child-related organisations. 

Capability building

We aim to regulate, monitor and foster capability in quality child safe practices through our free training and resources.

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