Regulating for quality policy document
Read the regulating for quality document to learn how the department regulates to reduce risk to children’s safety, drive voluntary service compliance and promote continuous quality improvement.
Early Childhood Education and Care Services Census
Annual data collection from the early childhood education and care sector used for planning and program development, monitoring outcomes of early childhood initiatives and the implementation of the National Law.
Australian Early Development Census (AEDC)
AEDC includes the 5 key domains and data collections and trends, plus access to resources to support the work of the early childhood sector in providing development opportunities for children.
Sleep learning research
Browse the collection of sleep learning resources developed to assist early childhood educators, service providers and authorised officers to reflect on quality sleep, sleep safety, sleep scheduling and stability, rest, and relaxation practices.
Lifting Our Game
An independent review that considers and provides recommendations on the most effective interventions in early childhood, with a focus on school readiness, improving achievement in schools, and future success in employment or further education.