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 early childhood education and care (ECEC) throughout Australia.

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The Australian Childcare Alliance is the national peak body that represents, advocates, informs and promotes quality early childhood education and care services throughout Australia.
ACA Role in Advocacy We represent over 70% of all privately owned ECEC services, and offer a strong voice to advocate for the sector.
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Delegation from ChinaPhoto: ACA SA President Kerry Mahony and ACA Vice President Judy Atkinson meet with a Chinese Delegation in Adelaide

Kerry and Joan Mahony, in conjunction with members from ACA SA are hosting a visit to their Centres from a delegation of 3 members of the BZ Education Group which provides childcare services in Nanjing China.


The visiting group is Kaya, Sunni and Charles and they are accompanied by Larry. They have come to Australia to observe our childcare systems and methods for consideration in their own centres in Nanjing.

Kerry arranged for the group to attend the ACA Victorian conference before their week-long visit to SA. They are attending Kerry and Joan's two centres for observations and discussions. Kerry has assisted them to have discussions and centre visits with other ACA SA members. The visiting group have also been meeting with training providers.







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