Appendices

Appendix C

ACECQA Board membership

Judy HebblethwaiteMark BrownSandra CheesemanProfessor Ann Farrell
Judy Hebblethwaite
Acting Chair

Judy Hebblethwaite has worked for more than 35 years in education, including more than 13 years in various roles associated with early childhood. She was a teacher before holding a number of senior positions in the Tasmanian Department of Education. These included Director, Early Years as well as managing the child care regulatory unit in the Department.

Judy has a strong commitment to quality early childhood education and care. She oversaw the final development, introduction and implementation of the state Child Care Act in 2000 and was responsible for much of the establishment phase of the Child and Family Centre program in Tasmania. Judy also led Tasmania's participation in the development of the National Quality Agenda framework and the Universal Access to Early Childhood Education initiative.

Judy is President of the Link Youth Health Service in Tasmania.

Term commenced 14 April 2016.

Mark Brown

Mark Brown was the Director, Education and Training Regulation, Department of Education Services, in Western Australia until March 2015. In this role he led and directed the regulation of services in Western Australia for registration of non-government schools (Kindergarten to Year 12), external review of independent public schools and registration of training organisations.

Mark has been involved in education in Western Australia since 1974 as a primary school teacher, curriculum developer, university lecturer, curriculum and assessment manager, and from 2002 to 2007 was Director for Kindergarten to Year 12 Curriculum. Since 2010 he has been closely involved in the early education and care quality agenda through his involvement in the development of the national law legislation and as an inaugural member of the ACECQA Board.

Now in semi-retirement, Mark undertakes education consultancy work in school performance reviews, pre-service teacher education and education policy review and development.

Second term expired 31 December 2015. Current term commenced 14 April 2016.

Sandra Cheeseman

Sandra Cheeseman is a lecturer in early childhood policy, leadership and professional experience at Macquarie University, Sydney. She brings to the ACECQA Board more than 30 years of experience as an early childhood teacher, director and senior executive in a range of early childhood settings and organisations. Sandra was a member of the core writing team which developed the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) for Australia and has since worked on a number of related research and professional projects. Currently undertaking doctoral studies, Sandra is investigating the experience of infants in early education and care settings as they encounter the EYLF.

Sandra is also actively involved in a number of community outreach and advocacy organisations. She has been a member of executive boards for Community Child Care Co-op NSW, Lady Gowrie Sydney and was Vice President of Early Childhood Australia NSW Branch. She is currently on the board of the Infants Home, Ashfield and Contact Inc. and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for the Raising Children Network.

Term commenced 14 April 2016.

Professor Ann Farrell

Ann Farrell is Professor and Head of the School of Early Childhood, Faculty of Education, Queensland University of Technology. Earning a PhD from The University of Queensland in 1996, she received an Honorary Doctorate from Gothenburg University (Sweden) in 2012.

Her expertise is in early childhood education and care, children's rights to protection and participation and research ethics.

Professor Farrell serves as an Australian Research Council International Reader, an External Assessor for the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and South Africa's National Research Foundation, Reviews and Evaluation Directorate. She also serves as an expert panelist with Australia's Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency.

Term commenced 14 April 2016.

Catherine HudsonDr Robyn Layton AO QCAssociate Professor Joce NuttallSabine Phillips

Catherine Hudson

Catherine Hudson has extensive high-level experience in government across a range of social and economic areas.

Catherine specialises in providing advice on governance, policy development and implementation, strategic planning and change management. She is also a Commissioner with the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission and an Independent Member of the Wollongong City Council Corporate Governance Committee.

Catherine also held a key integrity and governance position as the ACT Public Service Commissioner, including membership of the ACT Public Service Strategic Board and was a Deputy Director-General in ACT Government (Economic Development Directorate).

In her previous work for the Queensland Government, Catherine gained a deep understanding of the importance of evidence, prevention and collaboration in improving child and youth well-being, and the importance of the early years to life outcomes.

First term expired 31 December 2015. Current term commenced 14 April 2016.

Dr Robyn Layton AO QC

Robyn Layton is an Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia, School of Law. She also works as an education and development consultant both nationally and internationally, and has been a Judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia.

During her extensive legal career she has been a barrister and a judge in a broad range of jurisdictions, including a Judge and Deputy President of the Industrial Court and Commission in South Australia and a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (Cth).

Robyn has had extensive involvement in child protection and the education sector. She is Chair of the Advisory Council for the Australian Centre for Child Protection; has ongoing involvement with Reconciliation South Australia, having been Co-Chair until 2016 and is a Patron of the Migrant Resource Centre in South Australia. Robyn is also a patron or chair of a number of committees and non-government organisations involved with various aspects of child protection, childcare, education and services as well as standards and training, which particularly address equity concerns, including gender, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and CALD issues.

Term commenced 14 April 2016.

Associate Professor
Joce Nuttall

Joce Nuttall is an Associate Professor at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, where she leads the Teacher Education, Quality, and Professional Practice Research Concentration in the Learning Sciences Institute Australia. Joce has more than 25 years' experience as a leader and educator in primary and early childhood settings and as a teacher educator and researcher.

Joce's research focuses on the initial and continuing education of educators and educational leaders, and the development of strategies for system-level workforce capacity-building in early childhood education and care. Joce also has significant expertise in the construction and implementation of early childhood curriculum policy and the design of teacher education programs.

In 2015, Joce was Chair of the Advisory Group on Early Learning, which reviewed the implementation of New Zealand's early childhood curriculum framework, Te Whāriki, on behalf of the New Zealand Government. Joce is currently President-Elect of the Australian Teacher Education Association and is a previous Governor-General's appointee to the Board of the New Zealand Council for Educational Research.

Term commenced 14 April 2016.

Sabine Phillips

Sabine Phillips is a Partner at Gadens Lawyers. Sabine is also a Director of Northern Health (Victoria). Sabine has been the Chair of the Quality Committee for Northern Health and is currently the Chair of their Audit and Risk Committee. Sabine specialises in corporate and clinical governance, risk management and compliance in health and aged care. Sabine also worked as an external assessor for the then Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency.

Sabine holds a Master of Laws and a Master of Business (Organisation Behaviour) and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Advanced Nursing). Sabine is also a non-practising registered nurse and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

First term expired 31 December 2015. Current term commenced 14 April 2016.

Nick RyanCatherine WeberJackie WilsonNaomi Wilson

Nick Ryan

Nick Ryan is the CEO of the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency, responsible for accreditation and quality in Commonwealth funded residential and home care, as well as industry education.

Nick was the CEO (2010-2013) of Aged Care Queensland (later LASA Qld), an industry peak body and RTO. From 1998 to 2010 he was a senior executive in a range of Queensland Government agencies including the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, responsible for regional engagement and coordination. While in the Department of Communities he served in roles including General Manager Children and Families and Regional Executive Director Gold Coast, overseeing human services including child protection and child care regulation.

Nick has sat on a number of governance bodies, including the Brisbane Catholic Education Council (2002-2005), the Council of the Institute of Public Administration Qld (2003-2005) and the Board of the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland (2010-2012). He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

First term expired 31 December 2015. Current term commenced 14 April 2016.

Catherine Weber

Catherine has worked for the Northern Territory Government for almost 30 years, including executive roles since 1998.

Catherine is Deputy Chief Executive in the Department of Education, following a similar role in the former Department of Housing, Local Government and Regional Services and 17 years in Northern Territory Treasury. This included a number of years as Assistant Under Treasurer (Corporate and Superannuation) where Catherine held positions in public finance, strategic policy, financial management and intergovernmental areas.

Prior to this, Catherine worked in several Territory Government agencies, in Darwin and Alice Springs. Catherine has a Master of Public Policy and a Bachelor of Economics, and is a Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Term commenced 14 April 2016.

Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson is the Deputy Secretary, Early Childhood and Child Care, in the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. Prior to joining the former Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) in August 2013, Jackie jointly led the Schools Funding Taskforce with DEEWR in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

From 2009 to 2011 Jackie worked in the Department of Immigration and Citizenship and was the Deputy Secretary responsible for Business Services (2011), including responsibility for finance and IT, and Detention and Community Services (2009-2010) during a very busy time for the department.

Jackie has also worked in a number of senior positions in a range of Commonwealth portfolios, including the Department of Finance in Budget Group with responsibility for the social welfare areas of the budget and on the overall coordination of the budget.

In the Australian Government health and family and community services portfolios Jackie worked extensively on policy and program management including management of a range of income support payments.

First term expired 31 December 2015. Current term commenced 14 April 2016.

Naomi Wilson

Naomi Wilson has been involved in early childhood education and care for more than 40 years. A former teacher and politician, Naomi held the positions of Parliamentary Secretary and then Minister for Families, Youth and Community Care in the Queensland Government. Prior to entering state politics, Naomi was a Mulgrave Shire Councillor.

Naomi has vast experience with the TAFE sector, is an experienced counsellor and operates her own clinic that supports businesses, families and councils across a wide range of issues. She has also lectured at James Cook University.

Naomi's passion is in quality early childhood education and care and she has a deep interest in, and understanding of, regional and rural service delivery and Torres Strait and First Persons Community issues. Naomi operated her own long day care service in Cairns, was a six-year member of the former National Childcare Accreditation Council Board, and was the foundation member and past president of the Cairns and District Child Care Development Association.

First term expired 31 December 2015. Current term commenced 14 April 2016.

 

 

Former ACECQA Board members whose term expired on 31 December 2015

Rachel Hunter (Chair)
Professor Collette Tayler (Deputy Chair)
Bernard Curran
Professor Alison Elliott
Tonia Godhard OAM
Professor Pauline Harris

 

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Appendix D

Board meeting attendance

Meetings of the ACECQA Board 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016

MeetingDateApologiesLocation
Meeting 3/201523 July 2015NilSydney
Meeting 4/201525 September 2015Jackie WilsonSydney
Meeting 5/201519-20 November 2015Jackie Wilson (apology for day 2)Sydney
Meeting 1/201622 April 2016Catherine Hudson
Naomi Wilson
Teleconference
Meeting 2/201627 May 2016Catherine WeberSydney
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Appendix E

Board Sub Committee membership and attendance

Audit, Finance and Risk Sub Committee

Membership

Membership (until 31 December 2015)Membership (established 27 May 2016)
Bernard Curran - Chair
Tracey Bradley
Sabine Phillips
Ken Barker - External member
Mark Brown - Chair
Catherine Hudson
Sabine Phillips
Catherine Weber
Ken Barker - External member

Attendance

MeetingDateApologiesLocation
Meeting 3/201520 August 2015Tracey BradleySydney
Meeting 4/20152 October 2015NilTeleconference
Meeting 5/201511 November 2015Tracey BradleySydney

 

Enterprise Agreement Sub Committee

Membership (established 27 May 2016)
Judy Hebblethwaite - Chair
Mark Brown
Sandra Cheeseman
Catherine Hudson

Attendance

MeetingDateApologiesLocation
Meeting 1/20166 May 2016NilTeleconference

 

Performance and Remuneration Sub Committee [1]

Membership

Membership (until 31 December 2015)Membership (established 27 May 2016)
Rachel Hunter - Chair
Bernard Curran
Nick Ryan
Judy Hebblethwaite - Chair
Catherine Hudson
Nick Ryan

 

Qualifications Working Group [2]

Membership (established 27 May 2016)
Joce Nuttall - Chair
Sandra Cheeseman
Ann Farrell
Naomi Wilson

 

Strategic Review Working Group

Membership (established 27 May 2016)
Judy Hebblethwaite - Chair
Ann Farrell
Robyn Layton
Joce Nuttall
Nick Ryan
Jackie Wilson

Attendance

MeetingDateApologiesLocation
Meeting 1/201628 June 2016Ann Farrell
Joce Nuttall
Teleconference

 

Policy, Research and Consistency Sub Committee

Membership

Membership (until 31 December 2015)
Catherine Hudson - Chair
Mark Brown
Alison Elliott
Tonia Godhard
Pauline Harris
Collette Tayler
Jackie Wilson
Naomi Wilson

Attendance

MeetingDateApologiesLocation
Meeting 3/201520 October 2015Pauline Harris
Jackie Wilson
Teleconference
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Appendix F

ACECQA major speaking and sector engagements (excludes ACECQA National Workshops)

 

ACECQA Engagement NameLocationDate
Reggio Emilia Conference - Landscapes of ImaginationMelbourne, Vic
4 July 2015
Indigenous Professional Support Unit (IPSU) State MeetingSydney, NSW
17 July 2015
Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) - Directors GatheringSouth Bank, Qld
30 July 2015
Professional Support Coordinators Alliance, WA Early Childhood Education & Care Conference 2015Perth, WA
7 August 2015
Noah's Ark Annual Staff Conference - InclusionMelbourne, Vic
13 August 2015
YMCA Ballarat - Teachers Professional Development DayBallarat, Vic
13 August 2015
Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) Victoria 2015 ConferenceMelbourne, Vic
14 August 2015
QCAN Annual State ConferenceSurfers Paradise, Qld
28 August 2015
Mobile Meet 2015 - Community Pathways to Early LearningPenrith, NSW
2 September 2015
Inaugural National Catholic Early Years Education ForumAdelaide, SA
4 September 2015
G8 Quarterly Director Conference - QIP informationNorth Ryde, NSW
9 September 2015
Gowrie Victoria Conference - Children in the Driver's SeatMelbourne, Vic
22 September 2015
Australian College of Educators - National Conference 2016Brisbane, Qld
24 September 2015
Karben Training Solutions - Educators Big Day OutTumbi Umbi, NSW
26 September 2015
Child Australia NT - Little People Big Dreams conferenceDarwin, NT
10 October 2015
KU Annua ConferenceRosehill, NSW
17 October 2015
Explore & Develop Support Office - Nominated Supervisors & Educational Leader MeetingAllambie Heights, NSW
20 October 2015
Department of Education & Training Qld - Early Childhood Managers Professional Development WorkshopBrisbane, Qld
26 October 2015
Noah's Ark Victoria and ARACY National Leaders' Inclusion Forum: Improving outcomes for children with a disability in ECECMelbourne, Vic
9 November 2015
Queensland Council of Social Service - Embracing Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood ConferenceBoondall, Qld
17 November 2015
Child Australia - NT Awards Study Tour - Reflective Conversations DinnerSydney, NSW
26 November 2015
Department of Education NT  
National Quality Framework information for School PrincipalsDarwin, NT
2 February 2016
Coordinator of the Indigenous Professional Support Unit (IPSU) Gowrie NSW - IPSU NSW Annual Conference 2016Penrose, NSW
8 March 2016
Department of Education and Training, Qld - ECEC Leadership Development through Communities of Practice - Newtown NetworkToowoomba, NSW
9 March 2016
Child Australia - Educational Leaders WA 2016 ForumCarine, WA (via remote)
16 March 2016
Montessori Australia - Early Childhood Education & Care ConferenceBrisbane, Qld
19 March 2016
Education and Early Childhood Services Registration and Standards Board of SA Staff Planning Day - What it means to be a risk based and responsive regulatorAdelaide, SA
4 April 2016
Education and Early Childhood Services Registration and Standards Board (EECSRS) - Cultural competence and update from National Education LeaderAdelaide, SA
8 April 2016
YMCA Staff Professional Development DayInverloch, Vic
11 April 2016
Department of Education and Training, Qld - Informal PD Meeting with assessment and quality improvement teamBrisbane, Qld15 April 2016
Department for Education and Child Development SA - FDC Educator ConferenceAdelaide, SA16 April 2016
Down the Rabbit Hole: A festival of bold childhood ideasSydney, NSW29 April 2016
Workforce Council, Qld - 'Educator Unchained' Respect & Agency ForumBrisbane, Qld4 May 2016
National Alliance for Early Childhood Education for Sustainability (ECEfS) Summit - Sustainability, where to from here?Waverton, NSW6 May 2016
Network of Community Activities - Educational Leaders SymposiumSydney, NSW12 May 2016
Early Childhood Australia (ECA) Reconciliation Symposium 2016Sydney Olympic Park, NSW13 May 2016
FCDA - Perspectives on quality in Australian family day careSPRC launch eventKensington, NSW17 May 2016
All Areas Family Day Care Conference - The worlds future in your handsParramatta, NSW4 June 2016
Reveal the Possibilities Conference - Australian Childcare
Alliance (ACA) QLD - National Conference 2016
Gold Coast, Qld5 June 2016
City of Yarra Family, Youth & Children's Services - Professional Development ConversationsCollingwood, Vic10 June 2016
Australian Family Early Education & Care Awards Gala
presentation dinner
Sydney, NSW17 June 2016
Australian Family Early Education & Care awards - Professional Development WorkshopSydney, NSW17 June 2016
The Creche & Kindergarten Association Limited (C&K) -
Queensland Early Education and Care Conference
Brisbane, Qld25 June 2016
41st Early Childhood Teachers Association (ECTA) Annual Conference 2016Brisbane, Qld25 June 2016
National Workshops - Educational Program and PracticeCairns, Qld27 July 2015

 

ACECQA National Workshops

 

ACECQA Engagement NameLocationDate
National Workshops - Educational Program and Practice (AM session)Townsville, Qld28 July 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and Practice (PM session)Townsville, Qld28 July 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and PracticeMackay, Qld29 July 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and PracticeAspley, Qld30 July 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and PracticeBrisbane, Qld31 July 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and PracticeRockhampton, Qld3 August 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and PracticeToowoomba, Qld4 August 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and PracticeIpswich, Qld5 August 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and Practice (AM session)Sunshine Coast, Qld10 August 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and Practice (PM session)Sunshine Coast. Qld10 August 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and PracticeMaryborough, Qld11 August 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and Practice (AM session)Gold Coast, Qld17 August 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and Practice (PM session)Gold Coast, Qld17 August 2015
National Workshops - Educational Program and PracticeMount Isa, Qld18 August 2015
National Workshop - Understanding cultural competenceCanberra, ACT22 October 2015
National Workshops - Agency of the childBroome, WA16 February 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childPerth, WA17 February 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childPerth, WA18 February 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childBunbury, WA18 February 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipAlice Springs, NT29 February 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipDarwin, NT2 March 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipDarwin, NT2 March 2016<
National Workshops - Educational leadershipGove, NT3 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childGold Coast, Qld7 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childLogan, Qld7 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childBrisbane, Qld8 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childToowoomba, Qld8 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childCarseldine, Qld9 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childIpswich, Qld10 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childCaboolture, Qld10 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childGympie, Qld11 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childCairns, Qld14 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childTownsville, Qld15 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childRockhampton, Qld16 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childGladstone, Qld16 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childBundaberg, Qld17 March 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childMount Isa, Qld21 March 2016
National Workshop - Understanding cultural competenceBerri, SA5 April 2016
National Workshop - Understanding cultural competenceAdelaide, SA6 April 2016
National Workshop - Understanding cultural competenceAdelaide, SA6 April 2016
National Workshop - Understanding cultural competenceClare, SA7 April 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipHobart, Tas9 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipHobart, Tas10 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipLaunceston, Tas10 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipDevonport, Tas11 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipParramatta, NSW16 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipParramatta, NSW16 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipWollongong, NSW17 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipSydney CBD, NSW18 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipCampbelltown, NSW19 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipPenrith, NSW20 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipLismore, NSW24 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipCoffs Harbour, NSW25 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipNewcastle, NSW26 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipWagga Wagga, NSW27 May 2016
National Workshops - Educational leadershipDubbo, NSW31 May 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childWarragul, Vic6 June 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childDandenong, Vic7 June 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childSunshine, Vic7 June 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childDoncaster, Vic8 June 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childPreston, Vic8 June 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childParkville, Vic9 June 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childBenalla, Vic20 June 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childBendigo, Vic21 June 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childGolden Point, Vic21 June 2016
National Workshops - Agency of the childGeelong, Vic22 June 2016
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Appendix G

Qualifications application statistics from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016

 

Individual Applications

Table 1 Applications by jurisdiction (2015-16)    

 NSWWAVicQldSANTACTTasUnknownTOTALTOTAL

ECT

1939512510116121137563153%

Diploma

100906844125723236030%

Cert III

4330281831210514012%

Working with children over preschool age

0341213101000706%

TOTAL

33624923317641301951121201 
 28%21%19%15%3%2%2%0%9%  

 

Table 2 Applications by outcome (2015-16)

 
Number
Percentage
Assessed equivalent
619
59%

Assessed not equivalent

243

23%

Discontinued

93

9%

Refunded

85

8%

Withdrawn

16

2%

TOTAL

1,056

100%

 

Table 3 Reasons for applications being assessed as not equivalent (2015-16)  

 
Number

Percentage

No Birth - 5 Content

99

41%

No Birth - 5 Content;
No Birth - 5 Professional Experience

57

23%

No Relevant Qualifications

32

13%

No Birth - 2 Content;
No Birth - 2 Professional Experience

18

7%

No Birth - 5 Professional Experience

12

5%

No Birth - 2 Content

9

4%

No Birth - 5 Content;
No Birth - 2 Professional Experience

5

2%

No Birth - 2 Professional Experience

3

1%

Other

8

3%

TOTAL

243

 

 

Table 4 Applications by country of qualification (2015-16) 

 
Number

Percentage

United Kingdom

349

29%

Australia

168

14%

New Zealand

158

13%

Ireland

101

8%

India

65

5%

United States

48

4%

South Africa

40

3%

Philippines

30

2%

Canada

19

2%

TOTAL

978

Other countries

223

19%

GRAND TOTAL

1,201

100%

 

Table 5 Applications by month (2015-16)

Table 5 Applications by month (2015-16)

 
 

Organisation applications

 

Table 6 Applications by qualification/training course (2015-16)   

 
Number

Percentage

ECT

13

72%

Diploma

3

17%

Certificate III

1

6%

Anaphylaxis

1

6%

Asthma

0

0%

Asthma & Anaphylaxis

0

0%

TOTAL

18

 

 

Table 7 Applications by jurisdiction (2015/16)

 
Number

Percentage

NSW

6

21%

Qld

5

18%

Vic

5

18%

SA

4

14%

ACT

3

11%

WA

3

11%

NT

1

4%

Tas

1

4%

TOTAL

28

 
 
 

Table 8 Applications by month (2015-16)

Table 8 Applications by month (2015-16)

 

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Index of key terms

ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ACECQAThe Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority
AESOCAustralian Education Senior Officials Committee
AFR SCAudit, Finance and Risk Sub Committee
AIHWAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
AITSLAustralian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership
AQFAustralian Qualifications Framework
ARIA+Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia
ASQAAustralian Skills Quality Authority
ATRAAustralasian Teacher Regulatory Authorities
COAGCouncil of Australian Governments
2014 COAG Review2014 COAG review of the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care
CWGCommunications Working Group
DSSAustralian Government Department of Social Services
ECPGEarly Childhood Policy Group
ECTEarly Childhood Teacher
EDRMSElectronic Document and Records Management System
Education CouncilThe COAG Education Council
ESAEducation Services Australia
EYLFEarly Years Learning Framework
FAQsFrequently Asked Questions
FDCFamily Day Care
FOIFreedom of Information
Framework for School Age CareMy Time, Our Place: Framework for School Age Care in Australia
FTEFull Time Equivalent
ICTInformation and Communication Technology
IPSInformation Publication Scheme
National LawEducation and Care Services National Law Act 2010
National RegulationsEducation and Care Services National Regulations 2011
NECSNational Education and Care Services
NPANational Partnership Agreement
NQANational Quality Agenda
NQA IPImplementation Plan for the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care
NQA ITSNational Quality Agenda IT System
NQFNational Quality Framework
NQSNational Quality Standard
NSGNational IT Systems Steering Group
OPMOperational Policy Manual
OSHCOutside School Hours Care
PCProductivity Commission
PRaC SCPolicy, Research and Consistency Sub Committee
QaCCQuality and Consistency Committee
QIPQuality Improvement Plan
Regulatory AuthoritiesThe administrative unit or body in each State and Territory responsible for the administration of the National Law and National Regulations.
RoGSReport on Government Services
SEIFASocio-Economic Index for Areas
TWGTraining Working Group
WHSWork Health and Safety
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