National Quality Standard for Child Care and Education Services - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to provide child care services. This applies to family day care services and centre-based services.

The standard provides national benchmarks for the quality of education and care services. Your education and child care service will be assessed against the standard. The Agency may refuse your application for a service approval if your service does not meet the requirements of the standard. An existing service approval may also be suspended or terminated if the service is assessed as failing to meet the standard.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Administering agency

Education Directorate
Children's Education and Care Assurance

Act(s) name

Education and Care Services National Law Act 2011 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Education and Care Services National Law Regulations 2011 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Education Directorate
Children's Education and Care Assurance


Operating address:
220 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 6207 1114

Fax:

02 6207 1128
ceca@act.gov.au

Supporting information

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