The Child Protection Register: good motives; draconian results?

Being placed on the Child Protection Register can have significant and long-lasting effects on a client’s life and liberty.

Children’s Guardian Act 2019: an historic step to an integrated child safe scheme in NSW

The Children’s Guardian Act 2019, which commences 1 March, brings all the functions of the Children’s Guardian together under one Act.

The NSW Working With Children scheme, five years on

Working With Children laws reformed in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse . By SHARMINIE NILES.

Won’t somebody think of the children?

Professor Patrick Parkinson AM has been teaching, researching and contributing to public policy in family law and child protection for more than 30 years. He…

Tougher NSW child protection laws set to better reflect community expectations

A raft of changes to NSW child protection laws will come into effect on 2 November under the Child Protection Legislation Amendment Act 2015. By…