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 


A future where every child in Australia has access to high quality, affordable and sustainable early learning programs in long day care.  


To be the voice of and support long day care service providers in the provision of high quality, affordable, sustainable and accessible early learning services.  


We aim to provide our members with a strong, positive and proactive voice by being:

  • A key influencer of policies and programs, by fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing and communication 
  • A reputable source of advice to all policy makers on matters affecting families and service providers
  • A respected voice that represents the opinions of families, communities and service providers to policy makers
  • A proactive public voice in the media for the community of families and service providers
  • A think tank on strategies to improve quality, viability and affordability for the benefit of children and families
  • A forum for families, providers and educators to share ideas, discuss challenges and create solutions
  • A gateway to sector experts for advice on operating a long day care service for the benefit of families and service providers.