All governments and ACECQA are committed to supporting the sector to understand and prepare for changes to the National Quality Framework (NQF). Most changes will commence 1 October 2017 in all states and territories (except Western Australia which will commence by 1 October 2018). This page will be updated as more information and guidance is developed over the coming months.
Updated National Law and Regulations will be available shortly after 1 October 2017.
Quality Improvement Plan template - Published 14 September 2017
Safe sleep and rest practices from October 2017 - Published 01 August 2017
Comparison between current and revised NQS - Published April 2017
Videos, podcasts and other resources
ACECQA’s Quest for Quality Game explores the quality areas in the revised NQS. Download the free game and instructions or purchase a set of the knowledge cards.
Published August 2017
ACECQA’s National Education Leader, Rhonda Livingstone presents an overview of key changes to the National Quality Framework (NQF) in this Early Childhood Australia (ECA) webcast .
Published 11 September 2017