Membership Types

ELAA offers four membership types to reflect the variety of services in the early learning sector.

All fees below are inclusive of GST and are for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

New members joining between 1 March and 30 September pay 100% of the annual fee and remain financial to 30 June 2020, thereby receiving between 9 and 16 months of membership.

New members joining between 1 October and 29 February pay 50% of the annual fee and remain financial to 30 June 2020, thereby receiving between 4 and 9 months membership.

EYM Member

The membership category for Early Years Manager organisations (previously known as Cluster Managers) that manage multiple early childhood sites.

Fees

The fees for EYMs are based on the number of sites that they manage as per the brackets below:

  • 1 – 5 services = $1,500
  • 6 – 10 services = $2,500
  • 11 – 20 services = $5,000
  • 21 – 30 services = $10,000
  • 31 – 40 services = $15,000
  • 41 – 50 services = $20,000
  • 51+ services = $25,000

Benefits

EYM members access the full member benefits available.

Independent Member

The membership category for community managed kindergartens, long day care and other not-for-profit operated providers.

Fees

The fees for Independent members are based on the total number of children enrolled as per the brackets below:

  • 1 – 40 enrolments = $425
  • 41 – 80 enrolments = $770
  • 81 – 100 enrolments = $1,100
  • 101+ enrolments = $1,710

Benefits

Independent members access the full member benefits available.

Subscriber Member

The membership category for privately operated organisations including those that operate long day care, occasional care, funded kindergartens programs in long day care, OSH care and those linked to independent schools.

Fees

The fees for Subscriber members are based on the total number of children enrolled as per the brackets below:

  • 1 – 40 enrolments = $385
  • 41 – 80 enrolments = $695
  • 81 – 100 enrolments = $9,90
  • 101+ enrolments = $1,540

Benefits

Subscriber members do not get AGM voting rights or the ability to nominate to the ELAA Board.

Associate Member

The membership category for organisations, groups, suppliers and individuals with an interest or association within the early childhood sector.

Fees

The fees for Associate members differ as per the below:

  • Individuals = $385
  • Organisations/Groups e.g. LGAs= $750
  • Suppliers = $750

Benefits

Associate members do not get access to ELAA’s advisory or support services, AGM voting rights or the ability to nominate to the ELAA Board.

*If you aren’t sure what category your service falls within, please contact our staff.