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.
  • Our State Bodies

    Join our membership and access a wealth of benefits
    by contacting your ACA state body.
  • Engagement with government

    Read our latest submissions to the Australian Government
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  • Information about the Coronavirus

    How to deal with the impacts on your early learning centre

State Bodies

ACA-QLD-975

ACA-NSW-975

ACA-VIC-975

ACA-SA-975

ACA-WA-975

Australian Childcare Alliance Tasmania

Belonging Early Years Journal

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Latest News

ACA welcomes the Productivity Commission’s recommendations for the prevention of mental health issues in our youngest Australians

ACA welcomes the Productivity Commission’s recommendations for the prevention of mental health issues in our youngest Australians

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ACA welcomes the recommendations for ‘generational reform’ of mental health services that focus on the wellbeing of infants, children and their parents.
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Working families & the early learning sector now recognised by all parties - Disadvantaged children still falling through the cracks

Working families & the early learning sector now recognised by all parties - Disadvantaged children still falling through the cracks

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Labor’s budget-in-reply response highlights just how critical the early learning (child care) sector is in supporting greater workforce participation.
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Melbourne's early learning sector opens up again to all families

Melbourne's early learning sector opens up again to all families

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Melbourne's early learning providers and families are relieved and excited about this step forward for the Melbourne early learning sector.
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ACA commends Australian Government for continued support of early learning sector in difficult times

ACA commends Australian Government for continued support of early learning sector in difficult times

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ACA has applauded the Australian Government for extending support for Victorian services severely impacted by COVID-19 and also ensuring that all Australian families still have access for up to 100 hours of subsidised care each fortnight.
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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!