Enforcement Actions

The Victorian Government is committed to improving the quality of licensed children’s services.

Education and care services − The National Quality Framework

Education and care services must meet the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 and the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011.

Under the National Law compliance information about education and care services may be published on the website of the Regulatory Authority (in Victoria the Department of Education and Training). This may include prescribed information about compliance notices, prosecutions, enforceable undertakings and suspension and cancellation of approvals and certificates, among other matters. Information about rating levels for services, including those given a Significant Improvement Required rating, may also be published.

Victorian Children's Services − The Victorian Children's Services Legislation

All licensed children’s services must comply with the Children’s Services Act 1996 (the Act) (pdf - 833.28kb) and the Children’s Services Regulations 2009 (pdf - 1.01mb)

Under the Victorian children’s services legislation compliance information about licensed children’s services may be published on the Department’s website.

For further information please refer to the Publication of Enforcement Actions (pdf - 51.25kb), Publication of Enforcement Actions (docx - 117.65kb) If you have queries, please contact a children’s services authorised officer, see: Quality Assessment and Regulation - Regional Offices.

In addition, you can contact the Quality Assessment and Regulation Division:

The details of statutory sanctions applied to children’s services are updated on the website regularly.

For a current list of enforcement and compliance action, see: Published Enforcement and Compliance Actions