The Home Education Association (HEA) has a good list of responses to the following:
What is home education?
Is home education legal?
Do I need to register with the Government authorities?
Do I need a curriculum?
Can the HEA help me with curriculum?
Is this the same as correspondence schooling?
What about socialisation?
Will home educated children be able to matriculate and gain entrance to university?
How do I make contact with home educators in my area?
How many home educators are there in Australia?
We are moving to Australia next year. We want to homeschool our children in Australia. Do we need to do the paperwork before we enter Australia or can we wait until our arrival?
We are thinking about travelling around Australia. Do we have to register for homeschooling in each State?