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
  • Early Childhood Educators' Day 2021

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

Increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS) funding brought forward to March 2022

Increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS) funding brought forward to March 2022

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) President, Mr Paul Mondo, says the accelerated support will greatly assist those families who are doing it particularly tough, as a result of the extensive COVID-19 lockdowns in Victoria and New South Wales.
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Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) President, Mr Paul Mondo, says the new support will make the difference between staying afloat or closing for many service providers in NSW as well as Victoria, bearing the brunt of the latest COVID-19 lockdowns.
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ACA commends Australian Government's allowance of gap fee waivers in COVID-19 hotspots Australia-wide

ACA commends Australian Government's allowance of gap fee waivers in COVID-19 hotspots Australia-wide

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Early learning services in Commonwealth-declared COVID-19 hotspots that run for more than seven days can now waive gap fees for families who keep their children at home.
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ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

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Following ACA's advocacy about the changes to the ECEC qualifications, we are extremely pleased that ASQA has recently extended the transition period.
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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!