Manage your childcare services without all the admin.

Beautifully simple software made for Australian early education services looking to save thousands of hours a year on admin and paperwork. Instantly implement ACECQA-recommended best-practice practices and procedures with Australia's highest ranked childcare compliance software—all with a dash of fun.

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Increased visibility

View all upcoming compliance and operational tasks for your service. When managing multiple services, your compliance dashboard provides an executive overview to manage risk and monitor performance across your group.

Managed paperwork

Use managed end-to-end processes that are regularly updated to align with National Laws and Regulations, National Quality Standards, and ACECQA-recommended best practices, including role-specific approvals, escalations, and notifications.

Save 30 hours a week. Per service.

Through clever automation, workflow and artificial intelligence, you will save thousands of hours a year while reducing complexity and risk, creating space to focus on what matters - the children.

Higher quality. Improved outcomes. Increased occupancy.

Free up time to develop meaningful relationships with families and develop powerful pedagogy. All of which leads to better outcomes for children and more families raving about your service.

Get a head start with our free compliance resources

Browse our library of compliance resources made by our experts. And best of all - they are free.

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See what automation can do for you

Find out how Sprout can save every one of your services over 1,500 hours every year in admin and low-value compliance work.

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Features designed to help you work smarter


Our superintelligent software checks through all of your work, presenting you with a simple list of regulatory tasks due today, tomorrow and later on. Today™️ is your intelligence compliance partner.


Start and assign checklists and set due dates. Watch everyone work together in real-time. Once finished, Sprout securely stores your completed checklists indefinitely for you to access.


From maintenance jobs to a reminder to buy milk, you can create tasks with assignees and due dates. View task completion history. All tasks filed away securely and can be accessed at any time.

Enrolment Forms

Customisable enrolment forms, including authorisations and enrolment fee payments. Share a link with families to enrol. Families cannot submit non-compliant forms. Also includes waitlist management.


Integrated hazard management process through indoor/outdoor hazard checklists. Submit hazards, including photos, and create follow up tasks. Today will notify you of hazards that need to be closed for compliance.


Complete risk assessments, including risk matrix and mitigation. Related checklists, hazards and incidents, injuries and illnesses, can be intelligently linked. Yearly risk review process to embed regular risk review.

Medical Management Plans

Store, update, and review medical management, action plans and communication plans.


Store all policies and procedures for the service, including mandatory policies required by NQF. Embedded policy review process.


Managed incident, injury and illness process, including automated notification tracking. Families can review, access and acknowledge records. Includes notifications, internal approvals and acknowledgements.

Maintenance Register

Hazards and tasks created related to maintenance are visible and can be assigned to your maintenance coordinator/manager. Completion is tracked on Sprout as evidence.

Parent Feedback

Automated quarterly surveying of families, including Net Promoter Score. Insights engine categorises feedback based on National Quality Standards to support self-assessment and quality improvement.

Learn & Grow

Support ongoing development of educators practice in relation to the NQF or EYLF with curated micro-learning. You can view service-level reports to support self-assessment and quality improvement.

Staff Documentation

Set staff documentation required based on role (Nominated Supervisor, Educational Leader, Complaints Manager, Responsible Person and Educator). Store all required documentation, track renewal dates and manage renewal of documents.

Child Records

Child records integrates with CCMS providers. Ongoing completeness check of the child record and notifications to Nominated Supervisor if a record is non-compliant. Parents are notified to update out of date records.


Create Rhythms™️ for your service by scheduling repeated checklists and tasks, which automatically opens and assigns them to the right people. View insights into whether Rhythms™️ are being completed.

Safe and secure

Built on Google Cloud with servers located in Australia following industry leading security and software development practices.

Managed Processes

Built just for Early Education in Australia. Each process is managed end to end built in line with best-practice, so you know whenever there is anything you need to do to keep compliant.

Automated Workflows

Processes take up to 80% less time than the industry standard practice. Through AI and workflow, we are able to automate the tedious work so you can spend time on what matters.

Compliant Storage

Documents are stored indefinitely. You can request storage windows be adapted to meet your organisation's policies.

iOS, Android and Web

Native apps for iOS, Android and Web that are filled with levity and fun. Work shouldn't be so boring!

Provider Controls

Multi-site providers can control how services they manage use Sprout, allowing you to deploy big changes quickly and without change management.

Coordinator Overview

With complete visibility of the day-to-day activities at your services, multi-site providers and operators can focus less on paperwork compliance.

CCMS Integrations

Integrations are available with the leading CCMS providers in Australia, making it even easier to start using Sprout and keep your data in sync.

Compliance Certified

Our in-house and external compliance consultants certify that all processes meet the requirements of the National Quality Framework. When things change, we update Sprout so that you're always following best practice.

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Simplified NQF Compliance

Stay on top of your paperwork. With ease.

Sprout is your super-smart, hyper-efficient admin assistant. On Today, you can see everything that you need to do, such as incidents that require your approval or when a policy requires review.

Manage multiple services

Automated and managed workflows

CCMS Integrations

Take a breath. Sprout is here.

Let Sprout manage and automate your quality and compliance work, saving you time, giving you peace of mind, and allowing you to focus on what matters most - the children.

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