Approval for Place of Care - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this approval if you intend to use your premises as a place of care for children and young people. A place of care provides accommodation and care for children and young people.

Please be aware that your premises may be inspected to ensure it complies with the relevant standards.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • be an approved residential care service
  • ensure your residential care service complies with the relevant care standards
  • ensure your premises complies with the relevant care standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As indicated by the Agency.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.


Act(s) name

Children and Young People Act 2008 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Children and Young People Regulation 2009 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Education Directorate

Children's Education and Care

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

Children's Education and Care

Education Directorate

Australian Capital Territory
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 1114
Fax: 02 6207 1128
Website: Early Childhood Education and Care (Opens in new window)