Licensed services are regulated under the Tasmanian Child Care Act 2001.
These include occasional child care services that may be located in regional locations, which generally operate less than 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, 48 weeks a year. Licensed services also include In Home child care services that provide care within a child’s primary or other residence.
The Education and Care Unit (ECU) is responsible for applying the Child Care Act 2001 and the Licensing Standards. The ECU is responsible for monitoring and renewing licences, which are renewed by application every two years.