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Subordinate Legislation 2017 No.735 of 2017 Education and Care Services National Further Amendment Regulations 2017

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Title

Subordinate Legislation 2017 No.735 of 2017 Education and Care Services National Further Amendment Regulations 2017

Other title

Tabled paper 607

Collection

Tabled papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2018-02-06

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

Publisher name

Department of the Legislative Assembly

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

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See publication

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/290742

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/402382

Page content

(c) clarify that a record must be kept for other staff engaged or employed by a family day care service (i.e. staff other than family day care educators, coordinators and educator assistants) (d) extend the expiry date of transitional regulations relating to: attendance of early childhood teachers at centre-based services in remote and very remote areas (other than in the Australian Capital Territory or Victoria) qualifications for educators at centre-based services in remote and very remote areas of Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia or Western Australia persons taken to be early childhood teachers general qualifications for educators at centre-based services educator to child ratios for children aged 15 months to 24 months for certain services in Queensland (e) make minor and technical changes to specific provisions in the National Regulations to clarify their operation and effect, and to improve consistency within the National Regulations. The Further Amendment Regulations also include transitional and savings provisions: (a) saving a current quality improvement plan (QIP) held before commencement until the QIP is reviewed and revised under the new NQS (b) requiring a Regulatory Authority which started a rating assessment before commencement to continue the assessment against the old NQS (c) requiring a Regulatory Authority which: started but did not finalise an reassessment and re-rating of a service, or a partial reassessment and re-rating of a service before commencement, or decided to start, but did not actually start, a reassessment and re-rating of a service or a partial reassessment and re-rating of a service on an application from an approved provider before commencement. (d) in relation to a service which has not been assessed and rated or reassessed and re-rated against the new NQS, requiring a Regulatory Authority which conducts a reassessment and re-rating of an aspect or element of a service to conduct the reassessment against the old NQS (this requirement applies for six months after commencement if the service was assessed and rated before commencement, or for six months after the rating for the service is published under section 160 of the Education and Care Services National Law (the National Law) if the service was assessed and rated after commencement) (e) requiring assessments and re-assessments and re-ratings of services which are suspended before, on or after commencement and the suspension is lifted on or after commencement, to be conducted against the new NQS (f) requiring partial reassessments and re-ratings of services which are suspended before, on or after commencement and the suspension is lifted on or after commencement, to be conducted against the old NQS (g) saving a prescribed provisional rating level for a service held before commencement until the service is assessed and rated (h) saving a prescribed rating for a service held before commencement until the service is next assessed and rated, re-assessed and re-rated or awarded the Excellent rating.