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Early childhood

mychild.gov.au

Provides a online child care portal. You will find information on different types of child care and how to get assistance with the cost of child care. You will also find links to other useful websites about children's health and wellbeing, parenting and family support services.

Department of Education

Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

ACECQA is an independent statutory authority providing national leadership in promoting quality and continuous improvement in early childhood education and care and school age care in Australia.

Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority

Australian Early Development Census (AEDC)

A national collection of data on how Australian children are performing in areas such as physical health and wellbeing, social competence, language and cognitive skills and communication skills and general knowledge.

Department of Education

Australian Early Development Census (AEDC)

Collects data on how Australian children are performing in a range of areas such as physical health and wellbeing; social competence; emotional maturity; language and cognitive skills; and communication skills and general knowledge.

Department of Education

Early childhood

Describes policies and programmes that help you access quality and affordable childcare and early childhood education.

Department of Education

Early years learning framework

Describes the principles, practice and outcomes essential to support and enhance young children's learning from birth to five years of age, as well as their transition to school.

Department of Education

My time, our place: framework for school age care in Australia

Supports the ongoing development of children in school age care services. It ensures that they have opportunities to participate in leisure and play-based activities that are responsive to their needs, interests, and choices.

Department of Education

National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care

Outlines the quality standards that apply to most long day care, family day care, preschool and kindergarten, and outside schools hours care services. The Framework is a national approach to the regulation and quality assessment of early childhood education and care services.

Department of Education

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