The Victorian Home Education Advisory Committee provides guidance, information and feedback to DET and the VRQA on the operation of the new Regulations. This advice will be 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 will strive to represent the whole home education community as things move forward.

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 will be posted below.

A VRQA/VHEAC Roadshow ran during Oct/Nov 2017 explaining the expectations of Learning Plans and Reviews.
A video and transcript is available here 




Photo attribution: Nick Youngson – link to –



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