Tasmanian Licensing Standards for In Home Child Care for Approved Registration Bodies (ARBs) - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these standards to operate as an Approved Registration Body (ARB). ARBs are a service which arranges and places in home carers with children in the residence of a child and monitors the care provided.

These standards outline the minimum requirements you will need to follow and covers:

  • standards for fit and proper persons
  • qualifications for staff and personnel of the ARB
  • administration and records
  • philosophy, policies and procedures.

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)