Changes to the National Quality Framework (NQF) commenced on 1 October 2017 across all states and territories, except Western Australia*.
The National Law and Regulations will update again after 1 February 2018 to reflect changes including the revised National Quality Standard (NQS) commencing in all states and territories, including Western Australia.
All Australian governments are committed to supporting the education and care sector to understand the changes. For more information:
*Key timeframes: Changes to the National Law and Regulations commenced 1 October 2017 in all states and territories, except Western Australia (which will commence by 1 October 2018). A revised NQS will be introduced 1 February 2018 in all states and territories including Western Australia.
Last updated on Friday 20 October, 2017