You will require this approval if you intend to operate a
family day care or centre-based service for children ranging from below school
age up to the commencement of a secondary school program. Centre-based services
include long day care, preschool or kindergarten and outside school hours care
You must apply for a provider approval before applying for a
service approval. You will need to apply for this approval if you are, or will
be the operator of the education and care service, and be responsible for the
management of the staff members and nominated supervisor of that service.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.