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2023 Childcare Centre Diary

2023 Childcare Centre Diary

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2023 diaries are being reprinted continuously and have about a week lead time if on 'pre-order' (there will be an extended printing break over Christmas of two weeks)

Are you concerned about your childcare centre's performance at assessment time? Take the headache out of creating uniform compliance documentation with the Childcare Centre Diary 2023.

This diary is an indispensable tool for record-keeping and planning for compliance under the NQS. It teaches your staff to be uniform and vigilant via a weekly format. This in turn reduces the stress and workload associated with the NQS.

Use this diary in conjunction with the Weekly Programming and Reflection Diaries

Suitable for use by New Zealand services. (includes NZ holidays and dates)

NEW! Weekly Version for quick records of staffing and compliance records.


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Reasons it's for you

  • Evidence against the NQS, regs and the law
  • Helps with Quality Improvement
  • Less paperwork, photocopying and filing
  • All in one place
  • Easy to use

Who is this diary for?

  • Directors
  • Room Leaders
  • Long Day Care
  • Occasional Care
  • Preschool
  • Kindergartens (including QLD Kindergarten Program

Are you an Educational Leader? See our Educational Leader Diary 2023

Are you a Nominated Supervisor?  Nominated Supervisor Diaries 2023 

What about OSHC Services?


How the Childcare Centre Diary helps with compliance


  • Supports you in making decisions around the EYLF and MTOP Frameworks,
  • Considers Vygotsky, Montessori, Piaget, Dewey, and Bronfenbrenner in its design,
  • Prompts you to provide environments that encourage physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language development.
  • Links with the three exceeding themes; Embedded in Service Operations, Informed by Critical Reflection, and Shaped by Meaningful Engagement with Families and Community.
  • Applies the National Quality Standards, The Childcare Centre Diary Covers:
    • 1.1.1 Approved Learning Framework
    • 2.1 Health
    • 2.2.1 Wellbeing and comfort
    • 2.2.3 Child protection
    • 3.1.1 Fit for purpose
    • 3.1.2 Upkeep
    • 3.2.3 Environmentally responsible
    • 4.2.1 Staffing arrangements
    • 4.1.2 Continuity of staff
    • 4.2.1 Professional collaboration
    • 4.2.2 Professional standards
    • 6.1.2 Parent views are respected
    • 6.2.3 Community engagement
    • 7.1.3 Roles and responsibilities
    • 7.2.1 Continuous improvement
    • 7.2.3 Development of professionals

See our Compliance Information Factsheet (next tab) designed to support you in identifying, reflecting on, and documenting how your service operations and practices are linked to frameworks, NQS, theorists, developmental milestones, and exceeding themes.

Supporting Documentation for the Childcare Centre Diary

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  • Hassle-Free Returns

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Customer Reviews

Based on 32 reviews
Tara Greenfield
Item didn't show up.

I've been waiting for this item, it has been recorded as being delivered and I'm yet to receive it.

Hi Tara, I sincerely apologise for the delay in getting your diary to you. We only use local, Australian printers and they have been facing some delays due to the busy Christmas period. I have checked on the status of your order and your Diary is currently being printed. Once it has been shipped, we will send you a tracking number so you can track your order right to your door.

Annaliese bondfield
2023 Childcare Centre Diary

We love this diary and have used it for many years now.

Hi Annaliese, thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We love supporting you with your documentation every year!

Kun Huang
Did not receive the order

Not receiving the diary but asked to review?

Hi Kun, I apologise you received the request to review before you have received your diary. This is an automated email and the system is unable to check with the Postal Services to confirm your diary has been received before sending. I have checked your tracking for you and I can see your order is in transit and on its way to you! You can get in touch with our team at if you would like a copy of your link so you can track your order right to your door.

Samantha Beaman
Kindergarten / Office Diaries

I have been using Butler Kindergarten and Early Learning office diaries for years and love them.
They have areas for daily notes and keep all regulatory information together.

Hi Samantha, thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate it and love supplying you with Butler Diaries every year!


This has made daily communication and messages so much easier this year

Hi Kate, thank you for your review! We love hearing how our resources are supporting collaboration.