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 childcare that 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.
Families will need to apply to Centrelink to register children for Child Care.
As the national peak body for early childhood, ECA is a regular contributor to the public policy debate on all matters affecting young children 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.
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 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 and educators on the hazards that children face and how to help keep them safe.