The national registers are an important part of the NQF as they help families assess the quality of approved education and child care services across the country. The registers are regularly updated to ensure information is accurate and current. ACECQA also has a website for families – Starting Blocks – which gives information about early childhood education and care options as well as child development milestones.
What you'll find:
ACECQA publishes the national registers to provide open and transparent information about children’s education and care services. There are three registers:
- Education and Care Services - this lists the individual services granted approval to operate.
- Providers - this details individuals or entities authorised to operate an approved education and care service
- Certified Supervisors - are required at every education and care service, ensuring responsible, qualified people are always available to supervise children
There are two types of services in the National Registers
- Centre-based service (includes long day care, preschool/kindergarten and outside school hours care)
- Family day care service
Not all services have been assessed and rated yet. Services that have not had an assessment by their Regulatory Authority hold a rating of “Provisional – Not Yet Assessed”. As regulatory authorities assess services more and more ratings will be displayed on this site.
State and territory registers
Registers of approved education and care services for each jurisdiction can be found here:
The data published in the registers is managed by each regulatory authority. If you have any questions regarding the content of the registers please contact your regulatory authority. If you want to update any of the details of your provider or services click here to find out information on how to submit applications and notifications.
Registers of approved education and care services, providers and certified supervisors can be found here: