About Us

Who We Are

Early Childhood Intervention Australia (NSW/ACT) (ECIA NSW/ACT) is the peak body for early childhood intervention in NSW and the ACT.

Formed in 1982, our organisation is the professional body representing and enabling professionals and organisations that work with children with developmental delay or disability and their families.

We are funded through:

  • Membership income
  • Income from conferences, training and publication
  • A peak body grant from Department of Family and Community Services, Ageing, Disability and Home Care
  • Occasional project-specific, non-recurrent grants
Our Mission

To promote awareness of the importance of early childhood intervention and inclusion for children with developmental delay or disability, their families and communities.

To represent, support and develop organisations, professionals and practitioners working with young children with developmental delay or disability and their families and communities.

Our Objectives

Our objectives are outlined in the ECIA NSW/ACT Strategic Plan.

 to view the ECIA NSW/ACT Strategic Plan 2015/16 

 to view the ECIA NSW/ACT Annual Report 2016

How we are Organised

ECIA NSW/ACT is a professional association representing Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) service providers and practitioners, with support provided by a Chief Executive Officer, and professional and administrative staff. It encourages active member participation to fulfil its objectives.

Programs and activities are managed by a Board comprising of the elected executive positions of President, Vice President and Treasurer and up to five elected non-executive directors. There is also provision for up to two co-opted positions, as required.

Elections take place annually, with all positions having a maximum of four terms and each term is one-year.

ECIA NSW/ACT, its Board and Chief Executive Officer, will govern and manage the organisation effectively, efficiently and sustainably, reflecting good professional association and governance practices.

For more details of how ECIA NSW is organised, please download our Governance Manual.

Our History
Our Location
  • Address: Suite 607, 83 York Street,
    Sydney, NSW 2000

  • Phone: (02) 9873 2593

  • Email: admin@ecia-nsw.org.au

  • ABN: 518 320 401 38

Business Hours

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

Click on image to download our
Annual Report 2017