The Victorian Home Education Advisory Committee provides guidance, information and feedback to DET and the VRQA on the operation of the Regulations. This advice is used by DET and the VRQA to inform the development and implementation of the home education guidelines, support materials and templates plus other non-regulatory matters as they arise.

The following home education representatives were elected to VHEAC by the home education community:

  • Natalie (Gnat) Atherden:           
  • Mark Bachmann
  • Ben Clark                                                 ben6clark (at) gmail (dot) com                     0407 095 230
  • Faye                                                 
  • Litsa Grace                                     
  • Pavlina McMaster                        
  • Susan Wight                                                           0408513556

Your VHEAC reps strive to represent the whole home education community.

VHEAC also includes:

And, as well as representatives from DET and VRQA, there is a VHEAC secretariat within DET which can be contacted at


VHEAC Communiques are posted below.




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May 20, 2019

VHEAC Communique April 2019

December 6, 2018

VHEAC Communique Nov 2018

August 28, 2018

VHEAC Communique August 2018

May 18, 2018

VHEAC Communique April 2018

An overview of the latest VHEAC meeting discussions.
March 22, 2018

VHEAC Communique Feb 2018

December 1, 2017

VHEAC Communique Nov 2017

October 20, 2017

VHEAC Communique Oct 2017

October 2, 2017

2nd VHEAC Communique

September 12, 2017

VHEAC Communique Aug 2017