The Queensland Branch offers information, resources and services to early childhood organisations, services, professionals, parents and policy makers about child development and early childhood education and care. The branch consists of a broad membership of individuals, services and organisations representing the interests and welfare of young children across the state.

Branch Executive Committee 2016–2017

President Jane Bourne
Vice President  Alison Evans
Secretary  Marie Stuart
Treasurers   Dianne Holman-Taylor & Laurien Beane

National Board Queensland Representative

Jo Darbyshire

Executive Members

Marilyn Casley
Rebecca Hand
Helene Hodgson
Professor Bev Fluckiger

Associate Members

Jacqueline Bennett
Jenny Cartmel
FDCAQ (Kym Groth)
Peta-Ann Fox
Dr Jennifer Hart
Emma King
Amanda McFadden
Lisa Palethorpe

Upcoming Events

Inform, Create, Realise: Leadership in the First 8 Years

ECA Queensland, in collaboration with ACEL and the Queensland Department of Education are holding an early childhood conference over the 2nd and 3rd of August, 2017.

More information here.

Download flyer here.

Under Eights’ Week

20–27 May 2017

Theme: Children are playing Country to Coast – Inspiring learning in the early years through play

Download calendar here

We are considering a patron for the events – do YOU have a great idea of the best person? Please contact the branch.

For more information about Under Eight’s Week, visit the Facebook page here.


t: 1300 ECA QLD (1300 322 753)
e: ecaqld@earlychildhood.org.au

PO Box 685
Spring Hill
QLD 4004

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Branch Constitution

ECA Qld Constitution