2023 ACA NSW Hub Huddles

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For 2023, ACA NSW will host Hub Huddles in-person at NSW’s regional centres (ie Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Central Coast, Wollongong and Dubbo).

The revamped ACA NSW Hub Huddles will ensure will ensure delicious food and refreshing drinks are available to attendees in order to help nourish the inner social souls of Approved Providers and their senior staff!



And unlike boring and rigid meetings, meaningful and lively discussions and exchanges about our sector's solutions, successes, challenges and issues are anticipated. 


Please note that this feature will be free for ACA NSW members. Attendance of non-members is at a nominal fee to cover food and drinks.

Members and non-members can ask and discuss anything, including the following topics, at ACA NSW Hub Huddles: 


  • Federal Government’s new industrial relations changes
  • ACCC Pricing Inquiry
  • NSW Government’s fee affordability, accessibility, choice review by IPART
  • Labour shortages
  • Increases in Child Care Subsidies
  • ACECQA’s changes to Assessments & Ratings
  • Update on NSW’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten
  • Update on NSW’s Childcare and Economic Opportunity Fund
  • Update on NSW’s Brighter Beginnings (ie proposed free health & development checks for preschool children)
  • Update on NSW’s OSHC/BASC Reform Trials
  • Update on NSW’s Child Safe Standards changes
  • (New) Start Strong funding, Affordable Preschool funding & 3-Year-Old Trial funding
  • Preschool Outcomes Measures
  • Fair Work Commission’s annual wage rates' increases
  • … and more


Who will normally be presenting:

  • Chiang Lim, CEO, Australian Childcare Alliance NSW
  • Potential guest(s)

Ticket Prices for ACA NSW Hub Huddles:

  • ACA NSW members - FREE
  • Non-members - $40 inc GST per person

Scheduled Hub Huddles:

  1. Coffs Harbour -  Monday 20 February 2023 (POST EVENT ARTICLE)
  2. Central Coast - Monday, 20 March 2023 (POST EVENT ARTICLE)
  3. Wollongong - Monday, 1 May 2023 (POST EVENT ARTICLE)
  4. Coffs Harbour - Monday, 17 July 2023 REGISTER HERE 
  5. Newcastle - Monday,  4 September 2023 REGISTER HERE
  6. Dubbo - Monday, 25 September 2023 REGISTER HERE
  7. Wollongong - Monday,  9 October 2023 REGISTER HERE