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 are Monday – Thursday 9:30am -12:30pm.

Download THEAC letter to Home Educators 20 April 2016  and Education-Act-Review-14-Fact-Sheet-Home-education to find out more about the Education Act review and home education.