ACA believes that with the right policy and financial frameworks in place, Australia could be a world leader in the delivery of high quality ECEC within 10 years.
We welcome the opportunity to contribute to the policy considerations for all parties, and we urge our stakeholders to do the same, in the context of ensuring that every child in Australia has access to high quality, affordable and sustainable early learning services, and therefore the best start in life.
We have produced an Election Manifesto and a set of fact sheets which set out ACA’s position on the level of support required by the Federal Government, in order to build a future where every child in Australia has access to high quality, affordable and sustainable early learning services.
Please scroll down to peruse individual policy fact sheets.
Academic Research: The benefits of early learning and a play-based learning environment
We have produced a list of academic research providing evidence that two years of high quality play-based early learning provides children with the best possible start in life.