Conversations coming to Parramatta

Hello  Parramatta and district,

ECA NSW is holding a conversation night at Parramatta.

Thursday 8th August, 2019 

Venue : is still to be confirmed. 

6 pm for networking supper, 6.30-8.30 pm

Cost Free.

Next Thursday 8th August, 2019. The board of Early Childhood Australia, NSW Branch will be in attendance at a conversations evening in Parramatta,  as will regional representatives from all over NSW. The evening will allow for conversations about what is happening in Early Childhood in your area. We would really appreciate your ideas and conversation.

Our Guest speaker is Ljiljana Kocic.

Ljiljana won the NSW Premier’s Teachers Award last year and has completed her research into creativity in the early years visiting centres in California, New York and Oregon. Some centres are Reggio inspired. Her talk will be full of hands on ideas on how to build creativity in your early years environment.


Ljiljana has sent through her blog details. A terrific, motivating read for creative ideas.

password: studytour19


RSVP for catering purposes to :




Scholarships available for National Conference in Hobart 25-28th September, 2019.

The NSW branch of Early Childhood Australia is sponsoring four scholarships to the ECA National Conference to be held in Hobart 25-28th September, 2019.

The scholarships are for full registrations plus part payment of accommodation and travel.

There are 4 scholarships available.

1 Educator with  CERT III (Early Childhood)

1 Educator with Diploma qualification (Early Childhood)

1  teacher with Bachelor of Education (EC)

1 Educator from an Indigenous background

However you had better be quick applications close Thursday 13th June.

Application for scholarships to attend the ECA National conference in Hobart 2019


2018 Scholarship winners at the Sydney National Conference with President Carol Burgess.

ECA NSW AGM Tomorrow 16th May


The AGM will be held tomorrow Thursday 16th May,  at Club York, 95-99 York St, Sydney 6 for 6.30pm start.

Guest speaker; Roseanne Pugh, Recipient; NSW Premier’s Early Childhood Teacher’s award, 2017.


Attached is the agenda and the 2018 minutes for the ECA NSW AGM.

RSVPs to appreciated.

ECA NSW AGM Thursday 16th May, 2016

The Annual General Meeting of

Early Childhood Australia, NSW Branch

will be held on Thursday 16th May,

Club York, 95 York St, Sydney

Guest Speaker: Roseanne Pugh. Winner of the Premier Early Childhood Education Scholarship.

Her research topic:

The Intersection between Early Childhood Education for sustainability and Reconciliation. A comparative study of complementary initiatives.


The meeting will commence at 6.30pm. Networking and nibbles will be available from 6pm.
Nomination and proxy voting forms  for executive positions are attached, AGM Nomination – Proxy Forms 2019
RSVP required for catering: