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.
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

ACA encourages its members to support Project Rudolph

Project Rudolph 2016 R1

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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New National Executive Committee

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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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