National Quality Standard for Child Care and Education Services - Northern Territory


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 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.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Regulation(s) name

Education and Care Services National Regulations 2018 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Department of Education

Quality Education and Care NT

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:


Quality Education and Care NT

Department of Education

Northern Territory
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4821
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 08 8999 3561
Website: Department of Education (Opens in new window)