Review of accreditation and monitoring functions - consultation summary released

The Office of the Children's Guardian has released a summary of the results of its consultation on our accreditation and monitoring functions relating to statutory out-of-home care and adoption service providers.

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In November 2021 the Office of the Children’s Guardian released a discussion paper on the review of the Children’s Guardian’s accreditation and monitoring functions set out in the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Regulation 2012, the Adoption Regulation 2015, the Children’s Guardian Act 2019 and the NSW Child Safe Standards for Permanent Care (PDF).

The paper and consultation are part of the first comprehensive, stand-alone review of the legislative provisions underpinning the accreditation system since the scheme began in 2003.

Consultation summary - review of accreditation and monitoring functions (PDF)

The consultation summary report summarises feedback provided in submissions to the discussion paper. It also provides further context to some of the proposals set out in the discussion paper.

The feedback we received will help us develop proposals and options for future legislative and policy reform.

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