State Organisations

STATE ORGANISATIONS

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QUEENSLAND

Department of Education and Training is the regulatory authority in Queensland.

http://deta.qld.gov.au/earlychildhood

http://deta.qld.gov.au/

Child wise –The Department of Child Safety is responsible for overseeing and upholding child protection in Queensland.

http://www.childwise.org.au/page/43/state-legislation-reporting-qld

Early Years Connect is a professional development package designed to support Queensland (ECEC) educators working with children with complex additional needs.

http://earlyyearsconnect.com.au

Queensland Early Childhood Sustainability Network (QECSN) recognises that early childhood is a critical phase of life for encouraging sustainable approaches for children, families and services.

http://www.qecsn.org.au/

Nature Play QLD‘s mission is to increase the time Queensland kids spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature. It is founded on the understanding that unstructured play outdoors – nature play – is fundamental to a full and healthy childhood.

http://www.natureplayqld.org.au/

Provides resources to support teachers to implement the QKLG

https://www.qcaa.qld.edu.au/kindergarten

Queensland Children’s Activity Network (QCAN) is an independent, not for profit organisation established to provide training, resources, information and support to the OSHC sector in Queensland

http://www.qcan.org.au/

Family Day Care QLD Queensland peak body for Family Day Care http://fdcqld.org

NEW SOUTH WALES

The NSW department of Education, through the Early Childhood Education & Care Directorate, regulates the operation of early childhood education and care services for children from birth to school age.

http://www.dec.nsw.gov.au/what-we-offer/regulation-and-accreditation/early-childhood-education-care

Child wise – Will provide you with information on applicable legislation and reporting procedures.

http://www.childwise.org.au/page/41/state-legislation-reporting-nsw

The Network of Community Activities represents OOSH services in NSW. The acronym OOSH has been used in NSW since the early 1980s. The official name for the government’s program is Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) or Vacation Care (VC). 

http://networkofcommunityactivities.org.au/oosh-info/about-oosh/

Family Day Care NSW

The overall role of the Association is the promotion of the wellbeing of children as we strive for excellence in our service delivery.   

http://nswfdc.org.au/

VICTORIA

The Victorian Department of Education and Training regulates and assesses education and care services. Links to newsletters child safe and child protection protocols.

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/providers/regulation/Pages/default.aspx

Child wise –The Department of Human Services is responsible for overseeing and upholding child protection in Victoria.

http://www.childwise.org.au/page/42/state-legislation-reporting-vic

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Education Directorate The Children’s Education and Care Assurance (CECA) – a section of the Education Directorate – administers the legislation covering approved education and care services and licensed childcare services in the ACT

http://www.education.act.gov.au/childrens_policy_and_regulation/legislation

Kids at Play is about advancing the health and wellbeing of ACT children aged 0-5 years. 

http://health.act.gov.au/healthy-living/kids-play

Childwise – The Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services (DHCS) is responsible for overseeing and upholding child protection in the ACT.

TASMANIA

Childwise   The Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for overseeing and upholding child protection in Tasmania.

http://www.childwise.org.au/page/46/state-legislation-reporting-tas

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

The role of ECCSRSB is to provide regulation of the provision of education and care services in South Australia.

http://www.eecsrsb.sa.gov.au/

Nature Play SA aims to make unstructured outdoor play in nature an everyday part of childhood. 

https://natureplaysa.org.au/

Childwise  The Department for Families and Communities is responsible for overseeing and upholding child protection in South Australia

http://www.childwise.org.au/page/44/state-legislation-reporting-sa

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Childwise – The Department for Child Protection is responsible for overseeing and upholding child protection in Western Australia.

http://www.childwise.org.au/page/45/state-legislation-reporting-wa

Nature Play WA Inc is an incorporated not-for-profit association established to increase the time Western Australian children spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature. – See more at: http://www.natureplaywa.org.au/about#sthash.S3M1zglt.dpuf

http://www.natureplaywa.org.au/

NORTHERN TERRITORY

The regulatory authority responsible for administering the National Quality Framework across the Northern Territory.

https://education.nt.gov.au/committees,-regulators-and-advisory-groups/quality-education-and-care-nt

Childwise – The Department of Health and Families is responsible for overseeing and upholding child protection in the NT.

http://www.childwise.org.au/page/48/state-legislation-reporting-nt

Queensland Children’s Activity Network (QCAN NT) is an independent, not for profit organisation established to provide training, resources, information and support to the OSHC sector in Queensland

http://www.qcan.org.au/

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