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Home Education


In the Australian Capital Territory all home educated children must be registered with the ACT Education Directorate (the Directorate) in accordance with the Education Act 2004 external link (the Act).

ACT Home Education Requirements

Under the Education Act 2004 external link the parent(s) of a child registered for home education must:

Further Information

To speak with a Home Education Liaison Officer Phone: +61 2 6205 5429

To request a home education registration application form: Education Directorate Contact Form

Home Education Amendments November 2019

The government debated and passed amendments to home education in the November 2019 sittings.

The changes passed in the Legislative Assembly to home education are:

The Directorate is engaging with the home education community as the changes become effective.