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.

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  • 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.
  • Our State Bodies

    Join our membership and access a wealth of benefits by contacting your state body.
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    Read our latest submissions to government
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Australian Childcare Alliance Tasmania

Belonging Early Years Journal

How the parties stack up on early learning

How the parties stack up on early learning

We've joined forces with the Early Learning and Care Council of Australia (ELACCA) and Australian Community Children's Services (ACCS) to ask the major parties for commitments on our five key policy asks for the Federal Election.
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Overview of political party promises in the early learning space

Overview of political party promises in the early learning space

With the election date approaching, it’s a useful exercise to compare what each political party is promising for the early learning sector. From a sector perspective, the comparison illustrates just how far we’ve come in terms of the recognition of the benefits of early learning at the education policy level. On a more practical note, the comparison is also a useful tool for voters.  
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More political engagement as the federal election approaches

More political engagement as the federal election approaches

With the federal election now called to take place on Sat 18th May, ACA has been extremely busy engaging with all sides of federal politics during the critical period when Members of Parliament (MPs) and candidates are in full “consultation mode” and keen to address the biggest issues affecting their local electorates.
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We're now full swing into pre-election mode!

We're now full swing into pre-election mode!

With the federal election expected to take place on or before May 19, all sides of politics are getting more and more assertive in shaping their policies and making announcements that they believe will resonate with Australian voters, sway their voting decision and ultimately give them the balance of power.
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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