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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.

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

  • quality ratings
  • service location and contact details.

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Early Years Places offer families a range of early childhood activities and support in the one welcoming location. Each Early Years Place has a mix of programs including playgroup, early childhood education and care such as kindy, health services, and family and parenting support. Search for an Early Years Place near you.

    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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