The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) is a not-for-profit, member-funded organisation advocating for the future of Australia's children.
We work on behalf of long day care owners and operators to ensure families and their children have an opportunity to access affordable, high quality early learning services throughout Australia.


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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) is a not-for-profit, member-funded organisation advocating for the future of Australia's children. We work on behalf of long day care owners and operators to ensure families and their children have an opportunity to access affordable, high quality early learning services throughout Australia.

  • What do we do?

    The Australian Childcare Alliance is the national peak body
    that represents, advocates, informs and promotes quality early
    learning services throughout Australia
  • ACA Role in Advocacy

    We represent over 70% of all privately owned early learning services,
    and offer a strong voice to advocate for the sector.
  • Become a member

    Join our membership, be part of a supportive network and access to a range of services and expert advice by contacting your ACA state body.
  • Engagement with government

    Read our latest submissions to the Australian Government
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  • Early Childhood Educators' Day 2021

    On Wednesday 1st September Australia says thank you to Australia’s early childhood educators for their wonderful contribution to the wellbeing and healthy development of the young children in their care.

State Bodies

ACA-QLD-975

ACA-NSW-975

ACA-VIC-975

ACA-SA-975

ACA-WA-975

Australian Childcare Alliance Tasmania

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ACA applauds extension of BAC wage subsidy initiative

ACA applauds extension of BAC wage subsidy initiative

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) has commended the Australian Government for extending the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencement (BAC) wage subsidy initiative.
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ACA advocating that early learning sector should be a priority group for COVID-19 vaccination in Australia

ACA advocating that early learning sector should be a priority group for COVID-19 vaccination in Australia

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) has been in discussions with the Australian Government about ensuring COVID vaccination priority for the early learning sector since December 2020.
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COVID-19 information for the ECEC sector

COVID-19 information for the ECEC sector

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The Department of Education, Skills & Employment (DESE) is reminding Early Childhood Education & Care (ECEC) services to stay informed about the COVID-19 situation in their local area through official government websites.
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ACA welcomes new Education Minister and thanks the Australian Government for its support in 2020

ACA welcomes new Education Minister and thanks the Australian Government for its support in 2020

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ACA welcomes the Hon Alan Tudge, new Minister for Education and Youth, and thanks the Australian Government for its support in 2020.
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Members

ACA-QLD-975

ACA-NSW-975

ACA-VIC-975

ACA-SA-975

ACA-WA-975

Australian Childcare Alliance Tasmania

Belonging Early Years Journal

In pertnership with Guild Insurance


What Our Members Say

Just wanted to take the time to say THANK YOU! You guys have been amazing throughout all of this.

 

 

For us you are our lifeline to the government and outside world, so thank you for all the hard work you do, to advocate for private early learning  services.

ACA, you and the ACA state bodies have done a fantastic job for us as a sector – thank you very much!