Hello. We are CCSA.

CCSA is a non-profit, non-government peak organisation providing comprehensive information, resources and support to early childhood education and care (ECEC) services in governance, management, compliance, business support and workplace relations.

How we support you.

Support across all service types

For over 50 years CCSA has been supporting early childhood services. We work with both private and community managed models. Our membership includes:

  • Preschools
  • Long Day Care
  • OOSH
  • Mobile Services
  • Occasional care
  • Family Day Care
  • Early Intervention
  • Vacation Care
  • Aboriginal Children’s Services

Funded programs

We are chosen providers to support the development of the ECEC sector. As recognised sector experts, we are contracted by government and others to provide expertise in training and development .

To view our current and past programs visit our Funded Programs page here.

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Education and Training

Discover your excellence.

We provide training and development delivered by experts with sector experience.

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Grow your business with our consultancy service

Work with us.

Together we can focus on specific management and operations issues, and help your service be as effective as possible.

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How we support our members.

We give ECEC services peace of mind and confidence that they are meeting their regulatory and statutory obligations – freeing them to focus on providing quality services to children.

Unlimited access to specialists
Have a query? Just pick up the phone and speak to one of our member support specialists. There are no limits on how many times you can call and no restrictions on the length of your calls. You can also contact us and we will call you back.

Tailored information
The way you manage and operate your service is unique. We have the experience and knowledge to identify and address issues specific to your service and provide you with relevant information.

Peace of mind
You can be confident that the information you are receiving in governance, management, compliance, business support, workplace relations and industrial issues is current and complies with regulations and policies.

You can overcome isolation and keep in touch with what’s happening in the early childhood education and care sector by joining CCSA.

Your voice in the sector
CCSA advocates with a strong, clear voice on behalf of the early childhood education and care sector. We participate in forums and events, and make representation to state and federal government and other agencies on relevant issues.


Benefit from our experience and expertise.

CCSA are always ready and able to answer the tricky questions around Long Service Leave and Employment Agreements (in particular), I have relied on their expertise for over 20 years.

Liz Romalis

— Trinity Preschool Orange