HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards

The HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards are presented by HESTA—your health and community services industry super fund, and supported by Early Childhood Australia.

ME has been a generous supporter of the awards since 2010.

The awards will be held in Adelaide in October 2023, in conjunction with the ECA National Conference.

There are three categories in all, designed to cover the wide range of professions and skills exhibited by Australia’s early childhood education and care professionals. Early childhood educators or professionals who used their initiative and leadership can be nominated for:

For more information see the HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards website.

Key dates

Selection Process
Nominations open  3 April 2023
Nominations close  25 June 2023
Finalists announced  5 September 2023
Winners announced  7 October 2023


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