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

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The Office of the Children’s Guardian is a statutory NSW government agency. We oversee organisations that provide services to children. The powers and functions of the Children's Guardian are defined in the Children’s Guardian Act 2019.

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You can now renew your WWCC by using digital proof of identity – no need to visit a Service NSW Centre.
How to renew using digital proof of identity (POI)

You will need:

  • A MyServiceNSW account with the WWCC service added
  • 3 current identity documents including a NSW driver licence or photo card
  • a device with a working front camera for face verification.

If you're renewing a paid WWCC, you will also need and a credit card, debit card, PayPal or PayID account.

If you have changed your name on your identity documents since the last time you renewed your WWCC, you can't renew using digital proof of identity.

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