Our Submissions



Budget Submission to the Victorian Government 2020-2021

ELAA’s 2020-2021 State Budget Submission make recommendations on the implementation of two years of kindergarten, the expansion of a quality workforce and the sustainability of services.

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Child Information Sharing submission

The Child Information Sharing scheme will support collaborative practice between professionals to support children’s wellbeing. ELAA has provided a submission in support of the scheme with feedback about how training and resources can be successfully used in the next stage of the roll out. (more…)



Parliamentary Inquiry into the Early Childhood Engagement of CALD Communities

ELAA has made a submission on behalf of its members to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the early childhood engagement of cultural and linguistically diverse communities. (more…)



ELAA’s submission to the Review of the Universal Access National Partnership (UANP)

ELAA has made a submission to the Review of the Universal Access National Partnership (UANP). In it’s submission, ELAA makes seven key recommendations (more…)



Long Service Benefits Portability Scheme

ELAA members value their staff and want to provide beneficial working conditions. The establishment of the Long Service Benefits Portability scheme could have made a valuable contribution to the community sector early childhood workforce if it had been appropriately consulted and scoped. (more…)



2019 Federal Election Submission

The submission lays out a plan for five essential priorities to be fulfilled in the next term of the Australian Government (more…)



Early Years Management: achieving a sustainable service system

ELAA together with our CEO Group has developed the report, Early Years Management: Achieving a sustainable service system, which identifies the urgent support required to ensure the viability of early years management services for the planned expansion of kindergarten.

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Budget Submission to the Victorian Government 2019-2020

ELAA ‘s 2019-2020 State Budget Submission for 2019-2020 identifies opportunities and strategies to:

  • build the future of early education
  • develop a skilled, supported and valued workforce
  • develop a sustainable service system
  • deliver quality services.

The State Budget Submission is accompanied by a separate report, Early Years Management: Achieving a sustainable service system.

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Review of Victoria’s Child Safe Standards

On behalf of its members, ELAA recently provided a submission to the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services on the implementation and effectiveness of Victoria’s child safe standards together with our views on the national harmonisation of child safe standards in Australia.

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Creating children’s future today – Joint Victorian State Election Submission

Ahead of the 2018 Victorian State Election, ELAA, CCC, and ECA Vic have released a Joint Election Submission that articulates our collective vision for early and middle childhood education and care services in Victoria. The Submission also calls on all the State’s political parties to ‘create our children’s future today’ by committing to actions spanning issues of access, quality, workforce development and planning.

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