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Search for an early childhood education and care service and find out what types of programs are offered by each service.

You can also find extra services they offer such as:

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Visit for information about childcare services captured under the National Quality Framework.

You can also find out about:

  • service locations and contact details
  • vacancies (Australian Government approved services only)
  • fees and help with costs (Australian Government approved services only)
  • quality ratings.

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority lets you search for:

  • quality ratings
  • service location and contact details.

How to choose a service

Read tips on how to choose a service including what to ask when you first talk to the provider.

See how to assess the quality of a service.

Service quality ratings

The National Quality Framework includes a rating system which has been developed to guide your decision about a service for your child.

Search for local service ratings

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18 September 2014
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