Contact us

​There are a number of ways you can make contact with the department. Explore the options below and reach out through the option which best relates to your query.

Make a complaint or report an issue

We aim to deliver high-quality advice and services to the people of Victoria. We welcome your feedback both positive and negative. Your feedback can help us improve our services.

  1. Make a complaint or offer feedback

    Find out how you can raise a complaint or offer feedback and learn about the steps involved in the process toward resolution.

  2. Reporting religious or racial discrimination and abuse in schools

    Information on how to report religious or racial discrimination in the school community.

  3. Report fraud or corruption

    If you have knowledge or reason to believe a departmental employee, contractor or service provider has been involved in fraudulent or corrupt conduct.

  4. Report abuse

    If you have experienced any form of abuse as a student at a Victorian government school, we encourage you to report this behaviour.

  5. Make a freedom of information request

    ​​You can access documents held by the department by submitting a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI).

  6. Give feedback about this website

    Help us improve the website by reporting a problem or suggesting an improvement we can make.

Telephone advice lines

The department has a number of dedicated telephone lines that can assist you to get the information you need. Explore the advice lines available to you below.

  1. The department's COVID-19 hotline

    COVID-19 education hotline (8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays) 1800 338 663

  2. Maternal and Child Health Line

    Guidance from MCH nurses on nutrition, breastfeeding and family health for children from birth to school age.

  3. Parentline

    Phone counselling service for parents and carers of children and teens.

  4. TAFE and Training Line

    Get referrals to courses from TAFEs, training providers and Learn Locals.

  5. The department's main switchboard

    If you know the name of the person you want to contact, you can be connected through the department's main switchboard.

Contact your nearest regional office

For general enquiries about schools and early childhood, call the enquiry line for your region. Available Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5.00pm.

If you're not sure which region you're in, call 1800 338 663 or contact our regional office by completing an online form.

View our office locations for postal addresses.

North eastern Victoria

1300 333 231

North western Victoria

1300 338 691

South eastern Victoria

1300 338 738

South western Victoria

1300 333 232

Ask a question about a specific topic

Below is a list of available contacts who may be able to support you if you have a question about a specific topic.

Aboriginal programs

Koorie Outcomes Division

(03) 9651 3301

List of Koorie education coordinators

Archives and record management

Historical school records

(03) 9637 3306

Historical records to 1954 are now located at the Public Record Office. This includes:

  • correspondence and building files (primary, secondary and technical schools, former education department, teachers’ colleges etc.)
  • school history files and publications
  • historical teacher, staffing and establishment registers
  • pupil registers and rolls (only a limited collection)
  • scholarship registers
  • textbooks
  • education photographs.

If you require access to these records, contact the PROV:
99 Shiel Street,
North Melbourne 3051
ph: (03) 9348 5600 or tollfree: 1800 657 452

Disability programs and services

Students with Disabilities Program Unit

Victorian Deaf Education Institute

597 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3004
(03) 9032 6400

Early childhood services

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI)

Contact the Victorian State Coordinator

Children's Services Regulations Enquiry Line

1300 307 415

Early Childhood Australia

1300 651 662
Early Childhood Australia

Further education, training and apprenticeships

Adult, Community and Further Education (ACFE) Regional Offices


North eastern region: (03) 7022 1805
North western region: (03)) 4433 7582
South eastern region: (03) 8904 2503
South western region: (03) 5215 5204

Apprenticeship Administration Information Line

1300 722 603

Apprenticeship Trade Bonus Hotline

1300 855 282

The Reading Writing Hotline

Find organisations that help with adult reading and writing skills.
1300 6555 06

The Victorian Skills Gateway: TAFE and Training Course Directory

For a listing of accredited courses offered in Victoria, see: Victorian Skills Gateway

For a hardcopy of the directory call:
131 823

Human Resources

Media enquiries

Call 03 8688 7776

Schooling and education

Drug education

(03) 9637 3477
Drug Education Contacts

English as an additional language (EAL) regional contacts

EAL Regional Program Officers

Find a school

Find a school or early childhood service

Outdoor education

Outdoor Education Contacts

Performing Arts Unit

(03) 9415 1700
Performing Arts Unit Contacts

School Software Enquiries

(03) 9637 2997 or (03) 9637 3350

Student Resource Package (SRP)

(03) 9637 2578 or (03) 9637 2554

Help with eduMail

If you have forgotten your password, see: Reset my password

You can also change your password and set up your security questions

If you need help logging into your eduMail account, log a call with the Department's Service desk

You can also contact the service desk via 1800 641 943 or

Help with eduPay and payroll

If you can't login or need help, phone 1800 641 943.

For eduPay manuals and instructions, visit: eduPay help

Help with applying for a teaching job (Recruitment online)

For background information on a teaching career, see: Become a teacher

For current vacancies, visit: Recruitment online

For help using the system, visit: Recruitment online guides or contact:

Phone: 1800 641 943