Enriching children's lives

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Children and Families

We provide a range of high quality innovative services that support children’s development, and build family and community capacity. More info...

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Early Learning Centres

We believe that all children are successful, competent and capable learners. We offer children opportunities to learn and make sense of their world through a play-based curriculum.  |More...
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Outside School Hours Care

OSHC can be used in many ways by all families - every day because of work commitments, or once in a while for an appointment that they just can’t fit in during school time. You may need us in an emergency situation. For whatever the reason, we aim to provide you with a quality service that meets your needs. |More...
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Parent and Child Services

Our Parent and Child programs are an opportunity for parents and their young children to come together. Parents are encouraged to give their focused attention to observing the children. Special attention is given to supporting and understanding the physical and social development of the children. |More...

Training and Consultancy

We have a team of qualified education and care consultants in WA and the NT to help services meet the National Quality Standard (NQS) and guide practice in line with learning frameworks. More info...

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Professional Development Information

Professional training from a trusted industry leader, based on latest research. Get your PD calendars here! |More...
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Online Learning Centre

Online learning that is dynamic and fun – but we’re serious about delivering quality courses!  |More...

Inclusion & Professional Support

Build professional skills and knowledge based on contemporary research and provided by a trusted industry leader. More info...

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Inclusion Support Agencies

Support to provide a quality environment for children with additional needs. |More...
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Professional Support Coordinator

PD and support to eligible ECEC services to understand the NQS and approved learning frameworks. |More...
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Professional Development and Support

Professional development provided under the IPSP links theory to practice, supporting educators with their identified needs and industry trends. |More...
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Bicultural Support

Bicultural Support provides eligible services with access to an interpreter or other bilingual/bicultural person to offer necessary support. |More...
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Specialist Equipment

Specialist equipment is available on loan from the PSC to eligible ECEC services (excluding In-Home Care) to assist the inclusion of a child who has demonstrated ongoing high support needs in a child care environment. |More...
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Rural Inclusion Support Program (RISP)

Free professional service supports rural WA services in the inclusion of children with additional needs. |More...
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Pre-Kindy Support

Links to information that Pre-Kindy service providers may like to utilise for their services.  |More...

Research and Advocacy

We actively work with educators, researchers, family, community, corporations and government to promote good policy and practice to enable our children to reach their full potential. More info...

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Papers and Submissions

At Child Australia we develop papers and submissions in consultation with the early childhood sector and related agencies to help shape policy areas that support quality education in the early years. |More...
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Research and Evaluation

Research and evaluation helps us to measure the outcomes and assess the effectiveness of our support and programs. Evaluation and regular reporting also drive continual improvement across the organisation. |More...
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Conferences and Events

Child Australia coordinates many conferences and events that bring together educators, academics, policy makers, community and families to work collaboratively to ensure children have the best start in life.  |More...

Welcome to Child Australia

At Child Australia we work with children, their families, early childhood professionals and the community to raise the status of children in our society. As one of the leading early years not for profit organisations in Australia, we dedicate ourselves to improving children’s developmental outcomes through advocacy and leadership, building the capacity of the sector and delivering exemplar programs and services to children and their families.