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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Today the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) released its seventh Annual Performance Report on the National Quality Framework (NQF). The report finds that 89% of children’s education…

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17,424 Approved services

15,845 Services rated

90% Meeting or above national
quality standard

7213 Approved providers

Data as at 1 October 2023.

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

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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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