Tasmanian Licensing Standards for In Home Child Care (Carers) - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these standards if you are engaged by an Approved Registration Body (ARB) as an in home child carer.

These standards outline the roles and responsibilities of in home child carers, and the standard of care expected to be provided.

These standards are also relevant to ARBs for use in assessing applications from people intending to register with them as an in home child carer.

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

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.

Act(s) name

Child Care Act 2001 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Education

Education and Care Unit

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:


Education and Care Unit

Department of Education

Mailing address: GPO BOX 169
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Toll Free: 1800 816 057
Phone: 03 6165 5425
Email: ecu.comment@education.tas.gov.au
Website: Education and Care Unit (Opens in new window)