The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority is an independent national authority that assists governments in administering the National Quality Framework (NQF) for children's education and care.
Family day care is approved child care that truly focuses on each individual child’s development, while providing high quality early learning in an educator’s own home. Visit the Family Day Care Australia website to learn more about this service.
You will need to apply to Centrelink to register your chilren for Child Care. All questions relating to CSS amonts need to be directed to Centrelink.
The Education and Care Services National Regulations are hosted on the NSW government site.
The Early Years Learning Framework
You can find a copy of the BBB in the following languages: Arabic, Assyrian, Bosnian, Burmese, Chines, croation Dari, Dinka, Farsi, Hindi, Khmer, Korean, Macedonion, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese.
The school age framework. This link also has links to the framework in other languages.
As the national peak body for early childhood, ECA is a regular, and trusted, contributor to the public policy debate on all matters affecting young children (birth to eight years) and their families.
Staying Healthy provides educators and other staff working in education and care services with simple and effective methods for minimising the spread of disease. It contains more ‘how to’ advice on procedures and discussing exclusion periods with parents.
Nutrition Australia is an independent, member organisation that aims to promote the health and wellbeing of all Australians. It offers advice on nutrition and has many helpful nutritious recipe ideas.
Use this calculator to get an estimate on your child care fees.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is a legally-binding international agreement setting out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of every child, regardless of their race, religion or abilities.
SunSmart’s mission is to reduce skin cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality through a targeted prevention and early detection program. SunSmart recommends that all early childhood education and care services and schools develop and implement a comprehensive sun protection policy to reduce UV exposure and associated risks.
Kidsafe provide practical information and resources to parents, carers, early childcare workers, on the hazards that children face and how to help keep them safe.