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On behalf of all governments, ACECQA is currently seeking the views of providers of early childhood education and care (ECEC) and school age education and care services across Australia. We…

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) today released its 30th NQF Snapshot report , summarising quality rating results for education and care services operating under the National…

ACECQA’s seventh occasional paper shares detailed analysis and insights into the quality of children’s education and care services based on the socio‑economic status of their location. Children from more disadvantaged…

ACECQA has today published findings from a Quality improvement research project , undertaken during 2019. The research was commissioned by ACECQA and conducted by Macquarie University, in partnership with Queensland…

The Australian Government continues to support education and care services and providers with up to date information about COVID-19. Health Information The Australian Government Department of Health is sharing information…

ACECQA’s latest quarterly National Quality Framework Snapshot finds the proportion of services rated Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above has remained steady at 80% since December 2019. As at…

The Australian Government today announced a new national toll free helpline for families looking for early childhood services and child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister for Education, Dan Tehan…

The Australian Government has announced that around one million families are set to receive free child care during the coronavirus pandemic under a plan that will help the early childhood…

Health Information The Australian Government Department of Health has created a webpage sharing information on management of the COVID-19 outbreak in Australia as a health emergency. This page will be…

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority’s (ACECQA) family focused brand, StartingBlocks.gov.au , has launched exciting new quality early learning videos for families and the community about the importance…