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Australian Childcare Alliance
Further to the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision of March this year to introduce an annual entitlement of up to...
As you would be acutely aware, the government's new Child Care Subsidy (CCS) has now replaced the previous system (Child...
The Federal Government has extended the timeframe for providers to ensure arrangements for transitioning enrolments (enrolled at your ECEC service...
The department has developed an Addendum to the QKFS Funding Requirements 2018 which contains important information about the Australian Government’s...
Gap payments in early learning service (centre based / long day care) Approved early learning services must accurately report the actual...
This morning, 1 June 2018, the Minimum Wage Panel of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down its Minimum Wage...

AdvocacyAdvocacy

  • Membership with Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) National – expert policy and advocacy
  • Representation to all sides of government including local, state and federal
  • Representation on government early childhood education and care consultative committees
  • Representation in the Fair Work Commission on industrial issues
  • Representation on issues important to you and your service including the sustainable long-term funding of kindergarten program and more 
  • Submissions to government inquiries including Pre-Budget to ensure your voice is heard

BusinessBusiness support

  • Heavily subsidised Policies, Procedures and Forms 
  • Industrial Relations advice from Employer Services free for 15 minutes (Principal Members only)
  • User-friendly Award Wage templates, Enterprise Agreements, Right of Entry and Fair Work audits (Principal Members only)
  • Exclusive Member-only discounts from Supporter Members
  • Listing of service/s in FindChildcareNow.com.au – a site targeted towards families
  • Local Council planning, supply issues, and development application updates
  • Benchmarking 
  • Advice and guidance on other business matters

PDProfessional Development & Training

  • Discounted professional development sessions and events including but not limited to: Approved Provider Workshops, ACA Qld National Conference, online training and more
  • Heavily discounted workshops and qualifications from your very own college, College for Australian Early Childhood Educators (CAECE)

ResourcesResources

  • Free ACA Qld annual desk diary and wall planner
  • Free Early Edition magazine subscription (4 editions)
  • Free ACA National Belonging Early Years Journal subscription (3 editions)

More resources can be found in the members-only section of the ACA Qld website.

UpdatesSector Updates

  • Face-to-face and virtual members’ meetings state-wide
  • Weekly e-newsletter highlighting important issues and information essential for operating your service
  • Regular updates on national legislative changes and requirements

otherOther

  • Full voting rights at ACA Qld AGM for Principal Members
  • Early Childhood Educators Day promotional package to help celebrate educators

For more information or enquiries on how to be a part of ACA Qld, please contact 1300 365 325 or qld@childcarealliance.org.au.

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