The NSW Ombudsman is an independent and impartial watchdog. Our job is to make sure that agencies we watch over fulfill their functions properly and improve their delivery of services to the public.
- Complaints about child protection and other child and family services
- CDRT Deaths of children in NSW - 10 year review of child passenger deaths and seatbelt use - NEW
What is happening at the Ombo’s05 Jun 2019
Kids are dying in car crashes because some parents and carers are failing to heed the ‘Buckle-Up Safely’ message, the NSW Child Death Review Team (CDRT) has found.
Ombudsman Michael Barnes has tabled a report in the Parliament today reviewing the deaths of 66 children aged less than 13 years who died as passengers in vehicle crashes in NSW between 2007-2016.