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 following are useful resources to explore and share with your team of staff, families and friends:


Payment & Leave: How do I go about paying staff in these instances?

ACA has sought workplace relations guidance from our legal partner - Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors (ABLA).

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ACA has produced the following documents for possible member use:

  1. document COVID-19 Pandemic Action Plan 2020 for Early Learning Services (799 KB)

  2.   document Template service provider Emergency Management Plan (249 KB)
    Please note that this template is based on Victoria-specific content. Services located in other states will need to change contacts and links to tailor to their own needs.

  3. pdf Sample service provider Emergency Management Plan  (1.73 MB)

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The Federal or relevant State/Territory Department of Health will advise you of the need for partial or full closure.