Ensuring early childhood education and care services are safe and of high quality is a shared responsibility between the department, approved providers and services.
This section of the website outlines the current priority areas on which approved providers and services should focus to drive service quality and reduce non-compliance.
Regulating for quality
Learn about the policy, framework and procedures that underpin how the department regulates to reduce risk to children's safety, drive voluntary service compliance and promote continuous quality improvement.
The department publishes data to provide transparency and encourage the early childhood sector’s compliance and improved service quality.
Compliance and enforcement
Information for services captured under the National Quality Framework and the
Education and Care Services Act 2013.