Outside school hours care

Outside school hours care (OSHC) services are usually located at or close to primary schools, providing care for primary school age children outside school hours and during school vacations. Education and care is also often provided on student free days.

Outside school hours care services may also be offered in locations such as community centres, halls, neighbourhood houses or recreation centres.

Outside school hours care services must meet the requirements of:

Outside school hours care services are assessed and rated as part of the National Quality Framework. For more information, see:

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