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The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) NSW, the peak association representing the privately-owned childcare sector and providing 1,600 childcare services. Our members employ over 25,000 staff and support over 125,000 families. We provide advocacy, policy and regulatory support and advice; member services; and professional development for our members across the state.

ACA NSW members are predominantly privately owned long day care services, with approximately 65% of members metropolitan-based. Our members are committed to providing excellence in early childhood education and care for the more than 100 000 families we provide essential services to.

ACA NSW aims to:

  • equip members with the information and resources to assist them in delivering high quality early childhood education and care; and
  • positively influence policy and legislation to achieve high quality, accessible early childhood education and care for children and their families and enable members' businesses to flourish.

Australian Childcare Alliance NSW is a proud member of the Australian Childcare Alliance (encompassing sister-organisations in Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia), advocating for the future of Australia's children and working to ensure that families and their children have an opportunity to access quality, affordable early childhood education and care throughout Australia.