About Us

The Australian Childcare Alliance Victoria (ACA Victoria) is a not-for-profit, member-funded organisation supporting and advocating for privately owned Long Day Care Centres.

ACA Victoria is a founding member of the Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA), a national organisation advocating for the future of Australia’s children. Together with all State branches, we work on behalf of early learning service providers to ensure families and their children have an opportunity to access affordable, high quality early learning services throughout Australia.

ACA Victoria has existed in various forms for more than 25 years. Our experience means that we understand the critical role a quality early learning program plays in the life of families and the importance of a viable long day care sector in preparing children for the best start in life and learning.

Our Vision

Championing excellence in outcomes for the early learning community, leading to children’s success in life.


Our Mission

A voice and support for our members; driving success for the early learning community.


Our Values

  • To lead with respect and integrity
  • To collaborate and innovate
  • To champion excellence
  • To embrace diversity, equity and inclusion


Our Strategic Plan 2023 - 2025

Click on the image to learn more about our Strategic Plan for 2023 - 2025.