Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 (Tasmania)

National Quality Framework – Enforcement actions

Enforcement actions under the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 and the Education and Care Services National Regulations.

Information published on this page only relates to those enforcement actions permitted to be published under the provisions of section 270(5) and regulation 227.

Name and Address of the Service: Amy Road After School & Vacation Care,59d Amy Road, NEWSTEAD, Tasmania 7250

Approved Provider name and number: Northern Children’s Network Incorporated

PR-00005946

Nature of the enforcement action: Compliance Notice

Reason for taking the enforcement action (including details of the breach)

Amy Road After School Care & Vacation Care was determined to not be complying with provisions of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 particularly, in relation to the following – failure to;

  • Ensure that all children being educated and cared for by the service are adequately supervised at all times that the children are in the care of that service (s.165)
  • Ensure that every reasonable precaution was taken to protect children from harm and hazard likely to cause injury (s.167)

Date of the enforcement action: 22 March 2021

Details of the enforcement action taken: Issue of Compliance Notice under section 177 of the National Law requiring compliance by 17 June 2021. The Compliance Notice requires the approved provider to;

  • Engage a consultant to assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to safe transportation of children.
  • Engage a consultant to deliver training on the revised or developed policies to staff members and provide evidence to the Regulatory Authority of staff members attendance at this training and the training materials.
  • Engage a consultant to deliver training to staff members in the adequate supervision of children during transport and provide evidence to the Regulatory Authority of staff members attendance at this training, and the training materials.

Name and Address of the Service: Affordable Family Day Care,7/73 Main Road, MOONAH, Tasmania 7009

Certified Supervisor name and number (for actions against an individual)​: N/A

Approved Provider name and number: Affordable Family Day Care Pty Ltd

PR-00005891

Nature of the enforcement action: Suspension of service approval

Reason for taking the enforcement action (including details of the breach)

Serious, immediate risks to the safety, health or wellbeing of children and serious ongoing non-compliance by the service, particularly in relation to the following – failure to:

  • Ensure that all children being educated and cared for by the service are adequately supervised at all times that the children are in the care of that service (s.165)
  • Ensure that every reasonable precaution was taken to protect children from harm and hazard likely to cause injury (s.167)
  • Ensure premises, equipment and furniture was safe, clean and in good repair (r.103)
  • Ensure that each child has access to sufficient furniture, materials and developmentally appropriate equipment suitable for the education and care of that child (r.105)

Date of the enforcement action: 27/9/2014 – 26/3/2015

Details of the enforcement action taken: Notice of suspension of Service Approval under s.73