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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What do we do?
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.
Our State Bodies Join our membership and access a wealth of benefits by contacting your state body.
Submissions Read our latest submissions to government.

Latest News

Thanks for your help raising funds for Project Rudolph!

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The ACA would like to thank those members along with the kids, parents and staff who were involved in raising funds for our Project Rudolph initiative over the last few weeks.

Some of our members organised bake sales, others encouraged the children to dress up in Christmas theme, two of our members in Queensland held an auction of the children’s art, and some raised funds with a simple donation box. We hope that the children enjoyed getting involved and helping others less fortunate.

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ACA encourages its members to support Project Rudolph

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The ACA is proud to support Project Rudolph, a joint initiative between Aussie Farmers Direct and Australia’s largest hunger relief organisation, Foodbank.

Project Rudolph gives Australians the chance to give Christmas meal boxes to struggling Aussie families this Christmas. By providing the essential ingredients for a family dinner – roast meat, carrots, spuds, pumpkin and of course, Chrissie cake – Australians can help spread the joy of Christmas and ease the stress for a family doing it tough this festive season.

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