Minister: Minister for Education, Minister for Industrial Relations and Minister for Racing
Agency: Department of Education


Education and Care Services Act 2013 No. 44

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
01 January 2014 2013 Act No. 442013 Act No. 51

RA ss 7(1)(k), 40, 42A

01 July 2014 2014 Act No. 28
07 November 2014 06 October 2016 2014 Act No. 62
01 January 2018 19 December 2017 2017 Act No. 24
01 July 2019 07 August 2019 2019 Act No. 18
31 August 2020 06 May 2021 2019 Act No. 18

Education and Care Services Act 2013 No. 44

date of assent 23 September 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2014 (2013 SL No. 264)

Education and Care Services Act 2013 No. 44 ss 1–2, 269 sch 1 pt 1

date of assent 23 September 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2014 (2013 SL No. 264)

Directors’ Liability Reform Amendment Act 2013 No. 51 ss 1–2(1), pt 13A, s 229 sch 1

date of assent 29 October 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2013 (see s 2 (1))

Child Protection Reform Amendment Act 2014 No. 28 ss 1, 2(2), 105 sch 1

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (see s 2 (2))

Education and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 62 s 1, pt 3

date of assent 07 November 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2017 No. 24

date of assent 25 August 2017

ch 1 pt 1 hdgs, pt 2–3, chs 2–7, sch 1 comm 1 January 2018 (2017 SL No. 196)

Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 18

date of assent 24 May 2019

ss 3, 13, 14, 26A–26B, 37A–37B, 39A–39B, 46A–46B, 58, 60 (to the extent it ins new ch 8A hdg, pt 1), 66 (to the extent it ins new ch 11 pt 19 hdg, divs 1–3), 67, 69A–70A, 71(3), (5), (7)–(8), pt 3 div 1, div 2 hdg, ss 74, 75(3)–(4), 76(2)–(3), 77(2)–(3), 85(3)–(4), div 3, sch 2 (amendments 10, 21 of the Education and Care Services Act 2013, amendment 8 of the Education and Care Services National Law (Queensland) Act 2011) comm 1 July 2019 (2019 SL No. 115)

pt 2 (other than ss 3, 6, 13, 14, 26A–26B, 37A–37B, 39A–39B, 46A–46B, 58, 60, 65, 66 (to the extent it ins new ch 11 pt 19 hdg, divs 1–3), 67, 69A–70A, 71(3), (5), (7)–(8)), pt 3 div 2 (other than div 2 hdg, ss 74, 75(3)–(4), 76(2)–(3), 77(2)–(3), 85(3)–(4)), schs 1, 2 (other than amendments 10, 21 of the Education and Care Services Act 2013, amendment 8 of the Education and Care Services National Law (Queensland) Act 2011) comm 31 August 2020 (2020 SL No. 130) (proposed commencement 25 May 2021 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2) (2020 SL No. 64))

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Long title amd 2013 No. 44 s 269 sch 1 pt 1

s 6 amd 2013 No. 44 s 269 sch 1 pt 1

s 15 amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1; 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 19 amd 2013 No. 51 s 229 sch 1

s 25 amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

s 39 amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1; 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 53 amd 2013 No. 51 s 229 sch 1

pt 3 div 7 hdg amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

s 91 amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1; 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 121 amd 2013 No. 51 s 229 sch 1

s 122 amd 2013 No. 51 s 229 sch 1

s 126 amd 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 127 sub 2014 No. 62 s 24

s 133 amd 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 178 amd 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 190 amd 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 191 amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1; 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 200 amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1; 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 232 amd 2013 No. 51 s 35B

s 233 amd 2013 No. 51 s 35C

pt 10 div 1 hdg amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

s 237 amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

s 238 amd 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 239 amd 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

om 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

s 241 amd 2014 No. 62 s 25

sch 1 def apply for an exemption notice sub 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

om 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def apply for a prescribed notice sub 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

om 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def chief executive (employment screening) ins 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

sch 1 def children’s commissioner om 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

sch 1 def Commissioner’s Act om 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

sch 1 def disqualified person amd 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def exemption notice sub 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

sch 1 def negative exemption notice sub 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

om 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def negative notice sub 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

sch 1 def positive exemption notice sub 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

om 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def positive notice sub 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

om 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def prescribed notice sub 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

om 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def school amd 2017 No. 24 s 210

sch 1 def Working with Children Act ins 2014 No. 28 s 105 sch 1

sch 1 def working with children authority ins 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def working with children check application ins 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def working with children check (exemption) application ins 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 def working with children clearance ins 2019 No. 18 s 86(2) sch 2

sch 1 (prev sch 2) renum 2013 No. 44 s 269 sch 1 pt 1

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