Last updated 01/07/2021
The early childhood education and care sector (ECEC), along with the rest of the community, is experiencing the impacts of the COVID-19 virus and the significant challenges it poses to the families, early childhood educators and providers of early childhood education and care services.
For information about COVID-19 restrictions and impacts on early childhood education and care services, please visit the relevant State or Territory website.
Regulatory Authorities may also provide information about COVID-19 impacts on early childhood education and care services, please see contact details below.
ACT— firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 6207 1128
NSW—email@example.com or 1800 619 113
QLD—firstname.lastname@example.org or 13 7486
NT—Qualityecnt.email@example.com or 08 8999 3561
WA—firstname.lastname@example.org or 08 6551 8333
TAS—email@example.com or 1800 816 057
VIC—firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 307 415
SA—ESB.EarlyChildhoodServices@sa.gov.au or 1800 882 413
The Commonwealth Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) provide regular updates, information and resources on COVID-19. To subscribe to the updates please email ECCCDigitalCommunication@dese.gov.au
Official government contacts and websites for services and providers:
- 24/7 National Coronavirus Health information line: 1800 020 080
- Child Care Subsidy Help Desk 1 300 667 276 or email@example.com
- Child Care Finder website: www.childcarefinder.gov.au/
- Support for businesses (does not include NFP): Business.gov.au
- Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws: Fairwork.gov.au