Children's Guardian Act 2019 (NSW) - Level 2

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The main object of this Act is to protect children by providing for the role and functions of the office of the Children’s Guardian, includingâ€"
(a) promoting the quality of organisations and persons providing services to children, and
(b) regulating those organisations and persons in providing those services, and
(c) embedding the Child Safe Standards as the primary framework that guides child safe practice in organisations in New South Wales.

The safety, welfare and wellbeing of children, including protecting children from child abuse, is the paramount consideration in decision-making under this Act and the regulations and in the operation of this Act and the regulations generally.

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