ACA SA Membership


Membership of ACA South Australia is available to Approved Providers of Education and Care Services (Long Day Care), people who are thinking of buying or building a service and suppliers to the sector. We offer different levels of membership for community run centres, other service providers and industry aligned businesses wishing to engage with sector and welcome these applications for membership.


ACA South Australia is a not for profit, member funded organisation, providing a fundamental link between members of the Association and the early childhood education and care industry.


Key activities include:

  • Advocacy work to identify and resolve issues likely to impact on the sector
  • Working with governments and other authorities on regulatory and compliance frameworks
  • Critical advice and training for members on matters including industrial relations, employment responsibilities, salaries and awards
  • Liaison with suppliers to the sector
  • Media commentary on issues and public education


ACA South Australia seeks to ensure that the industry’s interests in general and members’ interests in particular, are represented responsibly and that our activities and operations are presented to all stakeholders in a timely, professional and effective manner. ACA SA seeks to provide its full and prospective members with access to valuable, reliable and quality resources via engagement with industry participants.

Member Benefits

Become a Member


When you join ACA’s community of members, we provide you with a wealth of benefits including access to regular support and advice on running your service as well as complying with regulation, discounts on key sector supplier products and services, updates on sector news and access to valuable training opportunities and conferences.

The benefits of membership to ACA SA are many.

Our newest members tell us that the most important benefit they gain from membership is:

"The opportunity to connect with other childcare professionals, to share experiences and solutions to the challenges that we all face, and to be kept up-to-date with current issues and changes to industry regulations and trends. Membership to ACA SA has made a great difference to me – I realise I am not alone".