Child Care

Guide to Children's Services in the ACT

(ACT) Children's Policy and Regulation Unit External Link - is responsible for licensing and monitoring a diverse range of children's services.  Copies of the licence conditions for Children's Services in the ACT are available on this site.

(ACT) Parentlink External Link - provides information about a range of child care services in the ACT.

Care for Kids External Link - provides information on child care centres, nannies, babysitters, au pairs, pre schools, family day care, after school care, vacation care in your local area.

Centrelink External Link - provides information about Child Care Benefit to assist you with the cost of child care for long day care, family day care, occasional care, outside school hours care, vacation care and registered care.

Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations External Link - provides information to assist families to participate in the social and economic life of the community through the provision of support for child care services.

The National Childcare Accreditation Council's (NCAC) External Link - is responsible for the implementation and administration of Child Care Quality Assurance (CCQA) systems for Australian child care services.

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