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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Our Vision, Mission and Objectives 

Our Vision

A future where every child in Australia has the best start in life.  

Our Purpose

To be the platform through which our member associations collaborate and advocate nationally.

Our Strategic Pillars

We aim to:

  • Advocate with impact
  • Deliver member value
  • Deliver a strong and viable association
Our Objectives

We aim to achieve these three pillars by:

  • Proactively influencing the Federal Government agenda on children and families
  • Being the recognised source of objective commentary on early childhood issues
  • Collaborating with other peak organisations to advance shared policy objectives and research 

  • Changing public perceptions of early childhood education and care.

  • Developing a National Workforce Initiative

  • Facilitating of connections between state body staff and leaders

  • Delivering valuable and timely insights on national issues

  • Exploring opportunities for collaborative professional development solutions

  • Ensuring sustainable governmance of our own organisation
  • Ensuring our communications are focused on impact and purpose