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Inclusion Legislation and Policy Documents

Legislation and policy documents related to inclusive practice in early childhood education and care

Bernadette seated with educator book

Every child, regardless of ability, has a right to access and participate in education. It is the responsibility of educators to make services and programs inclusive and adaptable, in order to meet the diverse range of needs children may have.

ACECQA has developed a suite of resources to help services understand their obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and what reasonable adjustments they may can make to lawful and ethical access to all children.

National Quality Standard links for the content on this page

QA4 Staffing Arrangements

4.2.2 Professional standards