2023 Excellence in Early Childhood Education Awards

Across all (3,395) long daycare services are invited to nominate for the annual Excellence in Early Childhood Education Awards.

And each year, about 600 Approved Providers, educators and teachers gather to recognise the best early childhood education and care services and educators that New South Wales has to offer.


The Official Guide (which includes the nomination form and details) will be released in early 2023.  

In the meantime, the following important dates are worth noting: 


  • Early Childhood Education Week (19-23 June 2023)
  • Closing date for Nominations for 2023 Awards (11.59 pm on 16 August 2023)
  • Finalists Announced (7 September 2023)
  • Awards Night (Saturday, 21 October 2023)

Existing and potential sponsors can contact the ACA NSW Relationships Officer for further information. Sponsors have the opportunity to publicly associate themselves with all of New South Wales' long daycare services across the year as well as play significant roles during the Awards Night.

For any other queries/information, please contact the ACA NSW team via 1300 556 330 or nsw@childcarealliance.org.au.