We support all governments and the education and care sector to realise the benefits of the National Quality Framework

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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Acecqa – The Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority


Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan

CEO foreword

Welcome to our third edition for 2024. June and July are months of significant events for our sector including the commencement of NAIDOC Week on 7 July…

Research & reports

Our sector

17,651 Approved services

15,972 Services rated

90% Meeting or above national
quality standard

7200 Approved providers

Data as at 1 April 2024.

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The Excellent rating

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

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National registers

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

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