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Starting Blocks – ACECQA’s brand targeted to families – turns three this month. ACECQA recognised that new parents are often faced with many decisions, and sometimes an overwhelming amount of…

Starting Blocks, ACECQA’s brand targeted to families, is exhibiting at the Pregnancy, Babies & Children's Expo in Adelaide this weekend, 7 and 8 April. The Starting Blocks team will join…

ACECQA today announced that 94% of all children’s education and care services approved under the National Quality Framework (NQF) have received a quality rating, with 77% rated at ‘Meeting National…

The 2018 National Quality Standard (NQS) commences today (1 February 2018) across all states and territories, including Western Australia. Services approved under the Education and Care Services National Law will…

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) today released its inaugural Annual Performance Report detailing the performance of the National Quality Framework (NQF) across the early childhood education…

Education Ministers have agreed to amendments to the National Regulations. The amendments give effect to changes to the National Quality Standard that commence on 1 February 2018, and extension of…

ACECQA’s 2016-17 Annual Report has been published in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Law.

ACECQA today announced that 93% of all children’s education and care services approved under the National Quality Framework have received a quality rating, with 75% rated at ‘Meeting National Quality Standard’ (NQS) or above (as at 30 September 2017).

The Education Council recently agreed to extend several transitional provisions in the National Regulations primarily relating to staffing and qualifications arrangements in the children’s education and care sector.

Changes to the National Quality Framework (NQF) commenced on 1 October 2017 across all states and territories, except Western Australia.