Last update: 17 May 2022

Our public consultations are published on the NSW Have your say website.

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    Open consultation - Voluntary out-of-home care

    The Office of the Children’s Guardian seeks your feedback on proposed Mandatory Prescriptive Requirements for Voluntary Out-of-home Care.

    Find out more at Have your say

    Past consultations

    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

    Review of Children's Guardian accreditation and monitoring function

    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.

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