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The Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority works with all governments to provide guidance, resources and services to support the sector to improve outcomes for children.

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Today the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA), in collaboration with all governments, released the sixth Annual Performance Report on the National Quality Framework (NQF). The report shows…

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Our sector

17,006 Approved services

15,377 Services rated

88%  Meeting or above national
quality standard

7237 Approved providers

Data as at 1 October 2022.

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The Excellent rating

The highest rating a children's education and care service can achieve.

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Daily information updates on approved children's education and care services, providers and certified supervisors. 

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ACECQA Newsletter

Monthly news and information on the National Quality Framework and the education and care sector.

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