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No matter how experienced you are, you can always learn something new.  Without the exposure to a new point of view, we can miss new ideas and trends that can impact future outcomes. Our conference can expose you to new ideas and discoveries. We can’t wait for you to learn from our exceptional speakers including Dr Justin Coulson, Chris Phoenix, Teacher Tom, Sharron “Mirii” Lindh, Amanda Morphett and many more. Go to to meet our speakers!


Our conference does an excellent job of providing an opportunity for you to network with other early childhood professionals. You not only learn from speakers but also from each other. Early childhood professionals can help each other uncover ideas and spark inspiration. Go to


Never shy away from the exhibition hall. Exhibitors at our conference are some of the best people for you to get to know if you want to learn more about the latest trends in the sector. At our exhibition hall, you will discover innovative products and services for your ECEC service to stay competitive in today’s market. Make sure to get to know our sponsors and turn them into your partners. Go to to see who’s exhibiting.


We are famous for holding a fun conference. If you have been to our conference before, you know that one of the biggest highlights is the Gala Dinner and this year’s theme is Through the Decades. From the roaring 20s to the naughty 90s, come dressed in the music, fashion or pop culture influences from the decade of your choice! We can’t wait to see what costumes you come up with!

Register by 31 March 2018 (unless sold out earlier) to take advantage of our Early Bird Two-day Package (prices include GST):

  • ACA Members: $595
  • Others: $850

The Two-day Package includes morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch on each day and tickets to the Welcome Event on Friday night and theThrough the Decades Gala Dinner on Saturday evening.

ACA Qld Members must be logged in first to receive the member discount. If you are a member of ACA in another state, please contact us on 07 3808 2366 Click on the applicable link below to register: