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COVID-19 vaccines now mandatory for early learning sector

COVID-19 vaccines now mandatory for early learning sector

The Victorian Government has mandated COVID-19 vaccinations for early learn...
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Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

The new support aims to support many service providers in Victoria and NSW,...
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Gap fees can now be waived for families in COVID-19 hotspots

Gap fees can now be waived for families in COVID-19 hotspots

Early learning services in Commonwealth-declared COVID-19 hotspots that run...
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ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

Following ACA's advocacy about the changes to the ECEC qualifications, we a...
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Changes to Early Childhood Education and Care Qualifications

Changes to Early Childhood Education and Care Qualifications

In July 2021 the new Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care ...
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Exciting New Supports for Early Career Early Childhood Teachers

Exciting New Supports for Early Career Early Childhood Teachers

The Department of Education and Training (DET) is funding an exciting new s...
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New COVID-19 restrictions for early learning services

New COVID-19 restrictions for early learning services

The Department of Education has now updated the operating guidelines for Vi...
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Latest Victorian Government Innovation Grants aim to improve retention of ECTs

Latest Victorian Government Innovation Grants aim to improve retention of ECTs

New Innovation Grants ranging from $5,000 up to $30,000 offer funding suppo...
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ACA Victoria applauds the Victorian Government’s  commitment to early learning

ACA Victoria applauds the Victorian Government’s commitment to early learning

The Victorian Government’s commitment to deliver on its reform agenda furth...
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Nominations now open for Victorian Early Years Awards 2021

Nominations now open for Victorian Early Years Awards 2021

If you know an early childhood teacher, educational leader, service or orga...
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Victorian Government dedicates additional funding in response to early learning workforce shortages

Victorian Government dedicates additional funding in response to early learning workforce shortages

James Merlino Announces Retirement

James Merlino Announces Retirement

Victorian Government COVID-19 vaccine mandates lifted for Early Childhood Education & Care (ECEC)

Victorian Government COVID-19 vaccine mandates lifted for Early Childhood Education & Care (ECEC)

ACA Victoria welcomes latest  Victorian Government investment in early learning

ACA Victoria welcomes latest Victorian Government investment in early learning

Working together to prioritise families with young children - ACA National congratulates Prime Minister Albanese

Working together to prioritise families with young children - ACA National congratulates Prime Minister Albanese

Our Early Learning Leaders Summit reached new heights!

Our Early Learning Leaders Summit reached new heights!

Our members have reported that we served them well in 2021

Our members have reported that we served them well in 2021

ACA Victoria's Early Learning Leaders Summit offers a well-needed morale boost!

ACA Victoria's Early Learning Leaders Summit offers a well-needed morale boost!

Transitional funding (TF) – delivering Three-Year-Old Kindergarten with an upskiller who is completing their qualification in 2022

Transitional funding (TF) – delivering Three-Year-Old Kindergarten with an upskiller who is completing their qualification in 2022

Next steps in Victoria's Kindergarten Workforce Strategy

Next steps in Victoria's Kindergarten Workforce Strategy

COVID-19 vaccines now mandatory for early learning sector

COVID-19 vaccines now mandatory for early learning sector

Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

Australian Government announces targeted support to most vulnerable early learning services

Gap fees can now be waived for families in COVID-19 hotspots

Gap fees can now be waived for families in COVID-19 hotspots

ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

ECEC qualifications transition period has been extended

Changes to Early Childhood Education and Care Qualifications

Changes to Early Childhood Education and Care Qualifications

Exciting New Supports for Early Career Early Childhood Teachers

Exciting New Supports for Early Career Early Childhood Teachers

New COVID-19 restrictions for early learning services

New COVID-19 restrictions for early learning services

Latest Victorian Government Innovation Grants aim to improve retention of ECTs

Latest Victorian Government Innovation Grants aim to improve retention of ECTs

ACA Victoria applauds the Victorian Government’s  commitment to early learning

ACA Victoria applauds the Victorian Government’s commitment to early learning

Nominations now open for Victorian Early Years Awards 2021

Nominations now open for Victorian Early Years Awards 2021