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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Increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS) funding brought forward to March 2022

Increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS) funding brought forward to March 2022

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) President, Mr Paul Mondo, says the
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Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) President, Mr Paul Mondo, says the
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ACA commends Australian Government's allowance of gap fee waivers in COVID-19 hotspots Australia-wide

ACA commends Australian Government's allowance of gap fee waivers in COVID-19 hotspots Australia-wide

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Early learning services in Commonwealth-declared COVID-19 hotspots that run
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ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

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Following ACA's advocacy about the changes to the ECEC qualifications, we a
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Amendments to the Education and Care National Regulations

Amendments to the Education and Care National Regulations

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On 7 July 2021 Education Ministers agreed to a number of amendments to the
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ACA applauds funding support allowing Greater Sydney early learning services to waive the gap fee

ACA applauds funding support allowing Greater Sydney early learning services to waive the gap fee

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Families in Greater Sydney who choose to keep their children at home, wheth
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ACA applauds four year extension of preschool funding & further investment in early learning workforce

ACA applauds four year extension of preschool funding & further investment in early learning workforce

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This long-term commitment to preschool funding provides certainty for Austr
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ACA welcomes the reforms to the Child Care Subsidy improving affordability for many families

ACA welcomes the reforms to the Child Care Subsidy improving affordability for many families

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The new government funding reforms will incentivise more parents to return
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ACECQA seeks sector views on ten-year national workforce strategy

ACECQA seeks sector views on ten-year national workforce strategy

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Throughout May 2021, ACECQA is seeking feedback on ways to assist in improv
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Early learning sector reminded to contribute to NQF Review before 30 April deadline

Early learning sector reminded to contribute to NQF Review before 30 April deadline

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ACA will put forward a written submission on behalf of our members nation-w
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Increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS) funding brought forward to March 2022

Increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS) funding brought forward to March 2022

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) President, Mr Paul Mondo, says the
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Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) President, Mr Paul Mondo, says the
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ACA commends Australian Government's allowance of gap fee waivers in COVID-19 hotspots Australia-wide

ACA commends Australian Government's allowance of gap fee waivers in COVID-19 hotspots Australia-wide

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Early learning services in Commonwealth-declared COVID-19 hotspots that run
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ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

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Following ACA's advocacy about the changes to the ECEC qualifications, we a
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Amendments to the Education and Care National Regulations

Amendments to the Education and Care National Regulations

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On 7 July 2021 Education Ministers agreed to a number of amendments to the
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ACA applauds funding support allowing Greater Sydney early learning services to waive the gap fee

ACA applauds funding support allowing Greater Sydney early learning services to waive the gap fee

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Families in Greater Sydney who choose to keep their children at home, wheth
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ACA applauds four year extension of preschool funding & further investment in early learning workforce

ACA applauds four year extension of preschool funding & further investment in early learning workforce

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This long-term commitment to preschool funding provides certainty for Austr
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ACA welcomes the reforms to the Child Care Subsidy improving affordability for many families

ACA welcomes the reforms to the Child Care Subsidy improving affordability for many families

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The new government funding reforms will incentivise more parents to return
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ACECQA seeks sector views on ten-year national workforce strategy

ACECQA seeks sector views on ten-year national workforce strategy

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Throughout May 2021, ACECQA is seeking feedback on ways to assist in improv
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Early learning sector reminded to contribute to NQF Review before 30 April deadline

Early learning sector reminded to contribute to NQF Review before 30 April deadline

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ACA will put forward a written submission on behalf of our members nation-w
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ACA applauds extension of BAC wage subsidy initiative

ACA applauds extension of BAC wage subsidy initiative

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) has commended the Australian Govern
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ACA advocating that early learning sector should be a priority group for COVID-19 vaccination in Australia

ACA advocating that early learning sector should be a priority group for COVID-19 vaccination in Australia

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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) has been in discussions with the Au
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COVID-19 information for the ECEC sector

COVID-19 information for the ECEC sector

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The Department of Education, Skills & Employment (DESE) is reminding Early
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ACA welcomes new Education Minister and thanks the Australian Government for its support in 2020

ACA welcomes new Education Minister and thanks the Australian Government for its support in 2020

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ACA welcomes the Hon Alan Tudge, new Minister for Education and Youth, and
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ACA announces new Executive Committee for 2020/2021

ACA announces new Executive Committee for 2020/2021

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ACA National held it's Annual General Meeting (AGM) recently and voted in t
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ACA welcomes the Productivity Commission’s recommendations for the prevention of mental health issues in our youngest Australians

ACA welcomes the Productivity Commission’s recommendations for the prevention of mental health issues in our youngest Australians

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ACA welcomes the recommendations for ‘generational reform’ of mental healt
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Working families & the early learning sector now recognised by all parties - Disadvantaged children still falling through the cracks

Working families & the early learning sector now recognised by all parties - Disadvantaged children still falling through the cracks

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Labor’s budget-in-reply response highlights just how critical the early lea
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Melbourne's early learning sector opens up again to all families

Melbourne's early learning sector opens up again to all families

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Melbourne's early learning providers and families are relieved and excited
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ACA commends Australian Government for continued support of early learning sector in difficult times

ACA commends Australian Government for continued support of early learning sector in difficult times

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ACA has applauded the Australian Government for extending support for Victo
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Latest KPMG-CEW Report applauded by the Australian Childcare Alliance

Latest KPMG-CEW Report applauded by the Australian Childcare Alliance

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Australian families would be financially better off, and $5.4 billion tippe
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