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Education and Care Services e-bulletin

​​​​​​​​The Education and Care Services (ECS) e-bulletin supports Queensland education and care services and providers to operate under the Education and Care Services Act 2013 (ECS Act).

The ECS e-bulletin is distributed when important issues arise to services and providers regulated by the ECS Act.

You can subscribe to the ECS e-bulletin by emailing your contact details.


October - Survey seeks feedback on vaccination legislation
October - Spotlight on safety: Button batteries​ ​
June - Important information about flu season​ ​
January - Time to review and renew First Aid qualifications​ ​​
January -​ Spotlight on safety: Outdoor surfaces and equipment – summer heat​ ​


March - Important information regarding children with Epipens®​ ​


December - Register now for the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Emergency Closure portal
December - Vaccination Legislation Handbook
December - Emergency Closure portal launched
October - Workforce action plan launched
September - Health alert - Asbestos identified in crayons
September - Monitoring illness in children
March - Approved Early Childhood qualifications (DOC, 150KB) (PDF, 248KB)
March - Safe sleeping resource (DOC, 284KB) (PDF, 247KB)
March - Severe weather forecast northern Queensland / Streamlining notification process during a natural disaster (DOC, 152KB) (PDF, 251KB)
March - Communication practice for matters referred to the Queensland Police Service (DOC, 152KB) (PDF, 251KB)
February - Weather event / consumption of frozen berries (DOC, 154KB) (PDF, 281KB)
February - Reporting child protecti​on concerns and referring families to support services (DOC, 187KB) (PDF, 487KB)
February - Sleep and rest recommendations (DOC, 162KB) (PDF (269KB)


December - Changes may impact your service (DOC, 171KB) (PDF, 341KB)
December - Support for severe storm and flood affected ECEC providers (DOCX, 147KB) (PDF, 274KB)
November - Workforce Action Plan Consultation Report released (DOC, 121KB) (PDF, 121KB)
November - Qualification changes on 1 January 2015 (DOC, 156KB) (PDF, 263KB)
November - (DOC, 172KB) Register to have your say - Regulation Impact Statement (PDF, 195KB)
November - Amendment to the ECS Act (DOC, 126KB) (PDF, 173KB)
November - Options to come under the NQF (DOC, 176KB) (PDF, 278KB)
November - Indexation of fees (DOC, 123KB) (PDF, 260KB)
September - Public Liability Insurance requirements (DOC, 125KB) (PDF, 133KB)
August - Help stop the spread of flu (DOC, 125KB) (PDF, 253KB)
June - National Regulations amendments: take no action (DOC, 122KB) (PDF, 256KB)
April - ECS Act forms available online (DOC, 600KB) (PDF, 199KB)
March - Approval certificates (DOCX, 120KB) (PDF, 40KB)
February - Submit your nominee details (DOC, 127KB) (PDF, 141KB)
January - ECS Act commences: Transitional arrangements (DOC, 151KB) (PDF, 245KB)


December - Are you ready to implement the Education and Care Services Act 2013? (DOC, 127KB) (PDF, 201KB)

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29 October 2018
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