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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What do we do?
The Australian Childcare Alliance is the national peak body that represents, advocates, informs and promotes quality early learning services throughout Australia.
ACA Role in Advocacy We represent over 70% of all privately owned early learning services, and offer a strong voice to advocate for the sector.
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Latest News

CCS transition has proven to be a huge challenge for the early learning sector


The early learning sector’s transition to the new Child Care Subsidy (CCS) has been unprecedented for all stakeholders in terms of the complexity of the new processes, the challenging timelines and the unexpected outcomes. For early learning service providers, the task of preparing themselves for the new system and seeking to understand the impact of the changes both operationally and on families has been all consuming. 
ACA believes it is important to review the impact of the CCS to date and reflect on whether its implementation will improve early learning outcomes for children and families. Our aim is to identify areas for improvement, with a focus on equitable access to early learning for all Australian children as well as supporting the sustainability of the sector.

Warning - Watch out for scam email with invoice using ACA's name!

scam alert

ACA is warning our members and even non-members not to get tricked by a scam email appearing to originate from a Juliet Jurjenns at ACA NSW, with a link to an invoice, asking for payment - this email is a scam. It does not represent ACA NSW or ACA - it is a fraudulent representation designed to trick you into clicking on a link (possibly installing malware) and possibly giving a scammer your money.  

Please DO NOT to click on the link to the invoice - just mark the email as 'junk' and then DELETE the email.

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