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NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian

The NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian is an independent statutory authority of the state government. It protects children by promoting and regulating quality, child-safe organisations and services

Find out more at the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website.

SAFE series of books

The NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian introduces us to Sam, Andy, Fiona and Eve. They’re the stars of the SAFE, a set of four books promoting protective behaviour messages aimed at children two to six years old.

Find out more about the SAFE book series and workshops.

NAPCAN – National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

Founded in 1987, NAPCAN has made a significant contribution to the safety and wellbeing of Australia's children and young people by raising public awareness of child abuse, neglect and its impact. It works to develop and promote effective prevention strategies and programs.

Find our more on the NAPCAN website.

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

A Royal Commission is a special investigation into a matter of great importance. In this case, it’s the sexual abuse of children in Australian institutions. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is investigating how institutions like schools, churches, sports clubs and government organisations have responded to allegations and instances of child sexual abuse.

Find our more on the Royal Commission website.

NSW Ombudsman

The NSW Ombudsman is an independent and impartial watchdog. Its job is to make sure that agencies they watch over fulfill their functions properly and improve their delivery of services to the public.

Find out more on the NSW Ombudsman website.

Knowmore Legal Service

Knowmore Legal Service gives free legal advice regarding the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and related issues such as redress and compensation options.

Find out more on the Knowmore Legal Service website.

Child Migrants Trust

The Child Migrants Trust supports former child migrants managing long-term impacts of forced migration schemes.

Find out more on the Child Migrants Trust website.

beyondblue

Beyondblue provides information and support about maintaining best possible mental health.

Find out more on the beyondblue website.

Bravehearts

Bravehearts provides wide-ranging support services and advocacy around child sexual assault.

Find out more on the Bravehearts website.

SAMSN – Survivors and Mates Support Network

SAMSN supports male survivors of child sexual abuse and their families with social workers, facilitated meetings and workshops.

Find out more on the SAMSN website.