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Australian Childcare Alliance
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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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