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Safe transportation of children

1 October 2020

New requirements for approved providers of education and care services that offer, or arrange, transportation of children come into effect 1 October 2020.

From today, approved providers will be required to have in place specific policies and procedures relating to transportation, including risk assessments and obtaining written authorisations.

For further information: 

The Education and Care Services National Amendment Regulations 2020 are now available on the NSW Government legislation website.

This ACECQA information sheet  provides details of the changes. It includes links to relevant risk assessment templates that providers may wish to incorporate within their own risk material.