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.


The Tasmanian Home Education Advisory Council (THEAC) is seeking a Monitoring Officer to work primarily in the north west of Tasmania

THEAC registers and monitors home educators in Tasmania, making recommendations to the Minister for Education in regard to home education programmes.

Major Duties:

  • Organise and conduct monitoring visits of home educators to verify application for registration and education programs
  • Provide written monitoring reports and verbal feedback to THEAC and attend THEAC meetings
  • Bring to the attention of THEAC matters of concern raised by home educators
  • Provide some support information to home educators as provided by THEAC

The position is initially offered on an 8-hour per week basis for a 12-month period. Hours and term may increase subject to funding.

Contact THEAC on 03 6334 5381 or admin@theac.org.au for a copy of the Position Description and Selection Criteria or download from below link. All applications must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and address the selection criteria.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 15 May

PD – THEAC NW monitoring officer


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