Starting Blocks is a government website brought to you by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). ACECQA is the national body overseeing the implementation of the National Quality Framework, which has been developed to improve the standard of education and care in Australia.
Our website supports parents with information about early childhood education and care to help them make the best choice for their child and family.
Starting Blocks is a starting point to:
- learn about children’s developmental milestones
- discover home activities to boost children’s learning and development
- learn about different types of early childhood education and care services
- find services and learn about their quality ratings
Our aim is to provide families with trusted information, all in one place – welcome to Starting Blocks.