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13 May

Insufficient action to implement strip search safeguards for children and young people in detention

A report of the NSW Ombudsman, Paul Miller, has been tabled in Parliament today (Strip searches in youth detention: a follow-up report under section 27 of the Ombudsman Act 1974) calling on the Govern… read more
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4 May

The Ombudsman’s jurisdiction to investigate when there are related court proceedings

The report relates to a provision of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Amendment (Family is Culture) Bill 2022, which proposes an amendment to the Ombudsman Act. The amendment conce… read more
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18 Jan

Wrong conduct and potential systemic issues in procurement of a contractor to fill a senior executive role

The NSW Ombudsman has made findings of wrong conduct by the Department of Planning and Environment (DPE) in procuring the services of a contractor to ‘act in’ a vacant senior executive rol… read more
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A young woman showing her father how to find information on a smart phone.
 

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and pay our respects to all Elders past and present, and to the children of today who are the Elders of the future.

[Artist: Jasmine Sarin, a proud Kamilaroi and Jerrinja woman.]