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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 (the Act).

ACT Home Education Requirements

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

Further Information

For further information about home education registration in the ACT, please see Frequently asked Questions – Home Education Registration in the ACT – 2019 word icon (1Mb),
Frequently asked Questions – Home Education Registration in the ACT – 2019 pdf icon (952kb),

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 Regulation - Community Consultation 2018

In 2018 the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Development, Yvette Berry MLA released for consultation the Education Amendment Regulation 2018. Consultation concluded on 12 October 2018.

The draft regulations complement the amendments to the Education Act 2004 introduced in 2017. The draft regulations set out new arrangements that: