General information about the 2017 Childhood Education and Care survey, including key findings, are available in the publication Childhood Education and Care, Australia, June 2017 (cat. no. 4402.0).
Detailed information about the survey including scope and coverage, survey design, data collection methodology, weighting, estimation and benchmarking, estimate reliability and a glossary can be accessed from the Explanatory Notes page of that publication. All published summary tables, in Excel spreadsheet format, can be accessed from the Downloads page.