Picture of children sharing a secretPrivacy of the AEDC data collection and the AEDC website

At all stages of the AEDC data collection and reporting, the privacy of both children and teachers is maintained in accordance with national, state and territory privacy legislation and policies. Further information can be found in the AEDC Privacy Statement.

The privacy of AEDC website users is protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Website Privacy Policy outlines how your personal information will be used.

In 'Privacy information for the AEDC data collection and the AEDC website ' section:

  • Privacy statement
    The release of AEDC data, in any form, must ensure that the confidentiality of personal information – and the use of that information – conforms to the principles of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Read the AEDC Privacy statement to find out more.
  • Public benefit statement
    An investment in our children is a commitment to the future of our country and the long-term health of our economy. That is why the Australian Government invests so significantly in the early years. Read how the AEDC benefits your child, your family, and the wider community.
  • Website privacy policy
    This page contains information about how the AEDC handles your personal information sent via the AEDC website. For information on how the privacy of your child is protected during the AEDC data collection, please refer to the Privacy statement.