ACCS - Australian Community Children's Services, is the peak body representing Australia's not-for-profit community owned children's services and those who support the right of children to access these services

ACCS builds on the strong history of the National Association of Community Based Children's Services (NACBCS) Est 1982


Contact Us:

ACCS Secretariat

PO Box 1730

Preston South, Vic 3072

Ph 03 9486 3455

Fax 03 9486 3271




Read the ACCS response to the Productivity Commission Draft Report here


ACCS Media Release - Community voice included on Ministerial Advisory Council


Click here to read ACCS' submission to the '2014 Review of the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for early Childhood Education and Care"


The Trends in Community Children's Services Survey 3rd Wave has now closed.

ACCS would like to express our thanks for such a huge response to the 3rd wave of the survey and look forward to posting the results soon.

Click here for more information about the survey and its history to date.


ACCS has made a submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning on behalf of its members and the families and children using not-for-profit children's services. Read the full submission here


ACCS Media Release: Children's Services Survey 2nd Wave

Australian Community Children's Services (ACCS) conducted a second wave of the 'Trends in Community Children's Services Survey' (TICCSS). The survey is a longitudinal research study and was created to generate a series of National Reports on how the community sector has engaged with and implemented the NQF.

Read the report here