Becoming an approved provider

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The information provided in the handbook is general guidance only. Find step-by-step instructions on becoming an approved provider on our website.

This chapter provides information about the responsibilities of a child care provider and the key business requirements that are part of being a provider. It explains the different roles of the Australian Government and state and territory governments, the approvals required from each and what those approvals mean. This section also discusses the types of child care services that can be provided and the key requirements that differentiate each.

This chapter has the following sections: