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 Tasmania has concerns about government's Draft Policy content

TAS draft policy

Following the Tasmanian Government's recent release of their Draft Policy to guide co-location of Early Childhood Education and Care and Department of Education Services, ACA Tasmania (ACA Tas) has written to the Department of Education, Minister for Education Jeremy Rockcliff and Shadow Minister for Education Michelle O'Byrne, expressing a number of concerns regarding the content.
ACA Tas believes that inadequate sector consultation in the initial development of the policy has created a poorly conceptualised policy with significantly confused strategic intent.

Thank you for your support of Project Rudolph!

Project Rudolph Top Ryde Early Learning

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

We were delighted to receive some very colourfully decorated reindeer from the children who got involved to help others less fortunate!

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