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

New National Executive Committee

New Committee v2

The Australian Childcare Alliance is pleased to announce Paul Mondo as President, Nesha Hutchinson as Vice President, Ann Marie Chemello as Secretary and Kerry Mahony as Treasurer of our National Executive Committee.

We would like to express our sincere thanks to our former President Gwynneth Bridge, and Vice President Judith Atkinson who did not renominate for these positions. After nine years of dedicated service as President Gwynn has chosen to retire from the ACA National Committee whilst Judith will continue working as part of the Committee.

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Chinese Delegation in Adelaide

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.

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