Fact sheets and resources

​Fact sheets and other resources to assist approved providers, and education and care services comply with the requirements of the National Quality Framework.

National Quality Framework requirements

Centre-based services and Preschool Programs (Kindergarten)

Family day care services

Application process

Family day care guides

Fact sheets

All service types

Assessment and rating fact sheets

National Quality Standard Reference Sheet

The Department has developed a National Quality Standard Reference Sheet to assist services to understand the National Quality Standard (Schedule 1, National Regulations)

Waivers fact sheets

Educator to child ratio calculator

The Educator to Child Ratio Calculator has been developed to assist in calculating the number of educators required to educate and care for children in centre-based services operating under the National Quality Framework.

Current Educator to child ratios - from 1 January 2016

See also the fact sheet on

Regional office contacts