Education and Care Services National Law (WA) Bill 2011

Bill No.247

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is for an Act to provide a nationally consistent, integrated approach to regulation and quality improvement for education and care services. This new scheme will replace the existing separate licensing and quality assurance systems for centre based care, outside school hours care and family day care. The Bill will also make consequential and other amendments to various other Acts, and for related purposes.

StatusAssented to 06/20/2012
Royal Assent given 20 Jun 2012 as Act No. 11 of 2012. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/30/2011  
First Reading 11/30/2011  
Second Reading 11/30/2011  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/01/2012  
Third Reading 03/01/2012  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/06/2012  
First Reading 03/06/2012  
Second Reading 03/06/2012  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/13/2012  
Committee of the whole 06/13/2012  
Third Reading 06/13/2012  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review  03/06/2012 1 
Legislative Council Second Reading - Committee Report Tabled  05/03/2012 2 

1. Bill referred to the Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review as per Standing Order 126.
2. Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review Report No. 71 tabled 3 May 2012 (TP 4481).