Our public consultations are published on the NSW Have your say website.
There are currently no open consultations.
We sought feedback on our discussion paper on the statutory review of the Children's Guardian Act 2019. Closed 19 August 2022.
We sought feedback on proposed mandatory prescriptive requirements for voluntary out-of-home care. Closed 25 May 2022.
Child safe and voluntary out-of-home care
We sought feedback on a proposal to regulate voluntary out-of-home care under the new Child Safe Scheme. Closed 24 January 2022
We reviewed the Children’s Guardian’s accreditation and monitoring functions relating to statutory out-of-home care and adoption service providers. Closed 8 December 2021
Reviewing out-of-home care accreditation standards
In late 2020, the Office of the Children’s Guardian conducted workshops with Aboriginal out-of-home care providers and Aboriginal staff employed in non-Aboriginal agencies, to inform the review of the NSW accreditation criteria for statutory out-of-home care and adoption service providers in advance of broader sector consultation.