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The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) today released its 37th NQF Snapshot report, summarising quality rating results for education and care services operating under the National Quality…

New features are available on the StartingBlocks.gov.au website. Families can: find local services and view their vacancies, costs, quality ratings and inclusions compare services side-by-side estimate their out-of-pocket costs get…

A national consortium led by a partnership between Macquarie University, Queensland University of Technology and Edith Cowan University was engaged by ACECQA on behalf of all governments earlier in 2021 to…

The latest quarterly NQF Snapshot finds 87% of services are rated Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above – the highest proportion since quality ratings began in 2012. The report…

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

From 7 February 2022 service fees, vacancies, quality ratings and inclusions will be published on our Starting Blocks.gov.au website. This information will stop being published on the Child Care Finder…

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) today released its 35th NQF Snapshot report, summarising quality rating results for education and care services operating under the National Quality…

Commissioned by Education Ministers, and facilitated by ACECQA, national sector stakeholders and all Australian governments have closely collaborated to co-design a new ten-year workforce strategy to help ensure a sustainable…

On 7 July 2021, Education Ministers agreed to amendments to the Education and Care National Regulations (National Regulations) regarding the transportation of children. Children are sometimes transported, or travel on…

For children’s education and care services operating in multi-storey buildings, there are increased risks when evacuating young children and babies. This is why ACECQA has recently published National Quality Framework…