Welcome to
the Tasmanian Home Education Advisory Council

Home education is a legal option in Tasmania, providing the parent/guardian registers as a home LaylaElsainsectgarden.jpg.w300h452educator.

Parents take the responsibility for educating their children and this is being achieved with success by parents from differing backgrounds and educational levels, without any special training.

Registration is managed by THEAC and confirmed by the Minister for Education.

On this site, you’ll learn about home education in Tasmania and



The Tasmanian Home Education Advisory Council (THEAC) was established in 1993 to advise the Minister for Education and the general public on matters to do with home education, and to register and monitor individual home education programs.



The THEAC Office is located at
3 Dowling Street,
Launceston, Tasmania 7250
Phone: (03) 6334 5381

Office hours for 2015 are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am -12:30pm.



THEAC is seeking expressions of interest for a home educator nominated position on the Tasmanian Home Education Advisory Council. The position will commence in October 2015.

Council members review HESPs, Monitoring Reports and make recommendations to the Minister regarding registration of Home Educators as well as influencing policy and standards for THEAC.  Council members review HESPs weekly and meet every five weeks.

For further information and nomination forms please email admin@theac.org.au or feel free to contact any of the current Council members to discuss this posi?on.

Expressions of interest close Friday 14 August March 2015.

For more information and a copy of the nomination form, click Appointment to THEAC information and form




Click below to find out about Home Education Networks in your area.  For contact information, please email newsletter@theac.org.au

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