Coronavirus (COVID-19) information
Information, support and guidance about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for the children’s education and care sector and families.
Find Child Care Family Helpline – 1800 291 041
A national toll free helpline is now available to assist families to find an early childhood education or child care service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Access the latest news and government updates about Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Resources for vacation care services
Resources to assist vacation care services in planning and providing their programs to meet the requirements of health advice for COVID-19.
Supporting educator wellbeing
This information sheet and key resources can be shared with your team to help you build and support your educators’ wellbeing through these challenging times.
Risk assessment and management
This resource is a useful guide to risk assessment and management for education and care services during COVID-19.
Incident notifications and applications
A handy reference guide to using the NQA IT System for incident notifications for closures and re-opens, reductions or additions in attendance, and risks to health, safety and wellbeing during COVID-19.
Information for families and activities to do at home
StartingBlocks.gov.au is providing information for families seeking tips on activities to do at home and/or education and care services for their children while their usual service is closed.
Modifications to ACECQA’s supervised professional experience requirements
Information about supervised professional experience requirements for final year initial teacher education students in 2020.
First aid training during COVID-19
Information about changes to first aid training during Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.
Our newsletter includes key information and resources about COVID-19 to best support education and care services and families.