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

Early Childhood and Child Care in Summary report

Read the latest snapshot from the Department of Education and Training for the March 2015 quarter. The Early Childhood and Child Care in Summary report presents information on the numbers of children and families using approved child care, the costs of care and the numbers and types of services in Australia.

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ACA Continues to Campaign to Ensure All Children Count

ACA continues our campaign to ensure All Children Count in the proposed Jobs For Families package. The reform package is currently before a Senate Inquiry and we are fighting hard to ensure that all children, regardless of their family situation, have access to a minimum amount subsidised childcare access. We firmly believe that #AllChildrenCount and encourage our members to get involved! pdf Download the poster (161 KB)  and share in your newsletters, services and online. Stay tuned for updates.

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