Useful Resources

A wealth of useful information for educators and potential educators.

Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) oversees the implementation of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and works with the state and territory regulatory authorities to implement and administer the NQF.

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) oversees the implementation of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and works with the state and territory regulatory authorities to implement and administer the NQF.sdfsdfThe Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) oversees the implementation of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and works with the state and territory regulatory authorities to implement and administer the NQF.

Child Car Restraint Resources

Information from the RoadWise Program which teaches educators how to correctly restrain children in cars for excursions, as well as details of where they can have their car seats professionally fitted.

Department for Child Protection and Family Support

The Department of Child Protection and Family Support provides a range of child safety and family support services to Western Australian individuals, children and their families.

Department of Education and Training

The Department of Education and Training is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians access quality and affordable early child care and childhood education.

Department of Local Government and Communities

The Department of Local Government and Communities approves and monitors education and care services through the Education and Care Regulatory Unit.

Education and Care Services National Law (WA) Act 2012

A national law that governs all Education and Care Services in Western Australia. The current version of this act can be found here.

Education and Care Services National Regulations 2012

A set of national regulations governing Education and Care Services. The current version of this act can be found here.

Family Day Care Australia

Family Day Care Australia is the national peak body for family day care. It can assist educators through information about FDC educator support, work requirements and establishment costs.

Family Day Care Australia Insurance Quote

This insurance quote generator is a handy tool when operating your own family day care.

Family Day Care WA

Family Day Care WA is a member based not-for-profit organisation that works on behalf of its members and the family day care community by providing professional support and promotion within Western Australia.

Food Safety Training

I'M ALERT Food Safety is an online food safety training program that various organisations subscribe to which delivers free safety training to the food handlers within their local authority.

Kidsafe

Kidsafe WA is the leading independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting safety and preventing childhood injuries and accidents in Western Australia.

Kidsafe WA FDC Safety Guidelines

Guidelines from Kidsafe WA for Family Day Care operators.

National Quality Framework

The National Quality Framework delivers better quality early childhood education and care for all Australian children attending long day care, family day care, outside school hours care and preschool.

Poisons Information Centre

The WAPIC is a specialized unit that provides expert advice on the management of poisonings or suspected poisonings. Advice is freely available to the general public and health professionals. Advice is also provided on poisoning prevention, drug information and the identification of toxic agents.

Safe Sleeping

Safe Sleeping is evidence-based advice from Red Nose on baby sleeping safety.

Staying Healthy in Childcare

Staying Healthy provides educators and other staff working in education and care services with simple and effective methods for minimising the spread of disease. The site contains instructions and advice on procedures and discussing exclusion periods with parents.

Sunsmart WA

Sunsmart WA teaches educators how they can implement sun smart practices within their service.

Working with Children Check WA

The Working with Children Check is a compulsory screening strategy in Western Australia for people who engage in certain paid or unpaid work with children.