Postal address:

Office of the Children's Guardian
Locked Bag 5100
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012

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

Key responsibilities include:

  • promote the quality of child safe practices
  • regulate organisations and individuals providing services to children
  • educate employers and organisations about their responsibilities
  • monitor organisations and individuals to achieve ongoing, child-centred culture and compliance
  • facilitate sector-wide cultural change to achieve safe places for children.
Last updated: 3 November 2023