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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Australian Childcare Alliance Tasmania

Belonging Early Years Journal

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 s...
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ACA launches pre-election policies

ACA launches pre-election policies

Today Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) is proud to launch www.BestStartI...
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New report provides insights into areas of under and oversupply

New report provides insights into areas of under and oversupply

A recent report commissioned by the Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA), th...
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ACA and CBA release Early Learning Insights Report

ACA and CBA release Early Learning Insights Report

ACA and the Commonwealth Bank are proud to launch the inaugural edition of ...
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As Christmas 2018 approaches, ACA is proud to join forces with our friends at Foodbank to support this year's fundraising initiative for families doing it tough this festive season.

Many families with young children across Australia experience food insecurity (a lack of access to a sufficient supply of affordable and nutritious food).

According to the Foodbank Hunger Report 2018, over 4 million Australians have experienced uncertainty around where their next meal is coming from in the last 12 months. This is an in increase of 400,000 people since the 2017 report.

Australians living in regional and remote areas are 33% more...

The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) commends the Labor Party on their recent announcement to extend access to 15 hours per week of subsidised kindergarten/preschool to three-year-olds for the first time, if Bill Shorten wins the next federal election.

Mr Shorten has committed to giving both three and four-year-olds access to 600 hours of preschool or kindergarten in a $1.75bn funding commitment.

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The early learning sector has observed the issue of oversupply becoming more and more of a problem in recent years.

With few barriers to entry for new or existing providers to set up new centres, the saturation of childcare centres in certain geographic areas has led to many services experiencing lower utilisation or being squeezed out of business.

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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