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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Did you know that most super funds offer Death, Total and Permanent Disablement (TPD) and Income Protection insurance for their members?

This can be a cost-effective way to hold insurance. The premiums come out of your super, so when reviewing your insurance, check if you're covered through your super fund and weigh up the benefits.

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Early childhood educators play a pivotal role in giving Australia’s youngest generation a quality play-based learning experience, including kindergarten/preschool programs, before commencing formal schooling.

If you have a passion for working with children, enjoy being part of a team and want to make a positive difference to the lives of others, then early childhood education may be the right profession for you.

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As Australia’s early learning sector continues to grow, its benefit to young children as well as to future prospects of the Australian economy are increasingly being recognised, both by the government and the general community.

Despite this political and cultural shift, the early learning sector is facing a recruitment challenge - we know there is a serious shortage of qualified, competent candidates, with early learning service providers struggling to fill the important roles of early childhood educators and Teachers.

Our members continue to report that finding suitable applicants for ongoing employment is becoming extremely difficult.

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While it may not feel like it now, your superannuation ("super") is important because it’s an investment in your future and can help you enjoy a comfortable life once you stop working.

Many people think of their super as an investment they don’t need to worry about until later, but it pays to understand how it all works. The earlier you get on top of your super, the more effectively you could grow your savings.