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.
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.
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
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.
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).
The Victorian Department of Education and Training regulates and assesses education and care services. Links to newsletters child safe and child protection protocols.
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
Childwise – The Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services (DHCS) is responsible for overseeing and upholding child protection in the ACT.
Childwise – The Department for Families and Communities is responsible for overseeing and upholding child protection in South Australia
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
The regulatory authority responsible for administering the National Quality Framework across the Northern Territory.
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
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