In Australia, in all states and territories,
registration for home education is
a legal requirement. Simply put,
if you’re not registered, you’re breaking the law.


To my mind, registration makes sense. That isn’t a universally accepted stance throughout the home education community however.

For us, as generally law-abiding citizens, so as long as the law isn’t requiring us to do something we consider unethical, we see no reason not to comply with the law.

There are two additional articles in this section, which offer some different thoughts on the topic of registration:

To investigate the process of becoming registered, see ACT Registration Process.

Many of life’s circumstances are created by three basic choices:
the disciplines you choose to keep, the people you choose
to be with; and, the laws you choose to obey.
~ Charles Millhuff