About This Site

The Australian Child Care Index

This is The Australian Child Care Index. It currently includes 14333 child care services, growing daily. These are broken up as follows:

Service Type Count
Long Day Care Centres7932
Early Learning Centres941
Family Day Care454
Nannies and Nanny Services6
Babysitters and Babysitter Services5
Out of School Hour Care Services4909
Occasional Care Centres86

This site is a website by Elysian Systems. It has two purposes:


There are 3 ways to advertise on this site:

  1. If you have a child care service which is not yet listed here - please consider Adding your site to the Australian Child Care Index
    If your child care service has incorrect details displayed, we'd love to update our listing - please go to the entry and click on "Edit this entry"
  2. If you provide products or services which you think would be of interest to:
    • people who are looking for child care,
    • people who provide child care (it seems a lot of centre owners keep an eye on whats happening here), or
    • people who work in the childcare industry,

    then we are happy to have you advertise here.

    We are currently in the process of building a system to allow location-targeted advertising - click to learn more and sign up for early access

    In the meantime, Google Adwords provides the advertising across most of the site.
    Sign up with Google Adwords and target The Australian Child Care Index.

  3. We also have a job board for the childcare industry - if you would like to put your vacancy in front of many potential qualified early educators, click here to learn more and place your first job ad today

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