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
  • Set your service apart

    With ChildHR's operational advantage
  • Child Care Super

    Dedicated to you and your sector

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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Latest News

Extended COVID-19 supports for the early learning sector

Extended COVID-19 supports for the early learning sector

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ACA commends the Federal Government for extending this support in recognition of the importance of affordable, high-quality early learning for all families working under varying conditions.
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ACA welcomes new government investment in early learning  – a well-informed implementation strategy is the key

ACA welcomes new government investment in early learning – a well-informed implementation strategy is the key

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ACA has welcomed today’s announcements that Victorian and New South Wales governments will invest significantly in the early learning sector.
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Working together to prioritise families with young children - ACA congratulates Prime Minister Albanese

Working together to prioritise families with young children - ACA congratulates Prime Minister Albanese

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ACA commends the Australian Labor Party for its commitment to all of ACA’s policy requests and ensuring that access to affordable early learning services was one of their key promises.
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ACA launches its top 3 election priorities for all parties

ACA launches its top 3 election priorities for all parties

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As the 2022 federal election draws nearer, Australia’s peak body for early learning (childcare) services is urging all political candidates to recognise the need for high-quality, well-resourced, affordable early learning (childcare) services Australia-wide.
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Members

ACA-QLD-975

ACA-NSW-975

ACA-VIC-975

ACA-SA-975

ACA-WA-975

Australian Childcare Alliance Tasmania

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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!