CCA has a small and committed part time and full time staff model with hybrid office, WFH and site visits. This means the office and phones are not constantly staffed and email is our preferred first contact point.

Community Colleges Australia is the peak body that represents not-for-profit
adult and community education providers

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CCA Canberra Delegation

CCA staff and Board delegates from ACE member organisations recently visited Canberra at the invitation of for the launch of National Skills Week. The breakfast launch hosted participants from across the nation with the ACE, VET, RTO, Government and Private business sectors well represented. The 8 member CCA delegation met separately, and together with, The Hon. Minister O’Connor MP, Continue Reading

NSW VET review: A seat at the table for CCA

CCA CEO Russ Hawkins has been invited onto the NSW VET Review Stakeholder Reference Group by Dr Michele Bruniges AM who is chairing the NSW Government review. Russ worked closely with Dr  Bruniges when she was NSW DoE Director General as he did with review panel member Verity Firth AM in her role as NSW Education Minister. The review is Continue Reading

Farewell message from CCA CEO Dr Don Perlgut

(In the following message, departing CEO, Dr Don Perlgut – pictured left, reflects on his time with Community Colleges Australia.) As I reflect on my seven and half years with CCA, I am thrilled to have had the chance to live my values by working on behalf of and for not-for-profit community-based adult and community education (ACE) organisations. Not all Continue Reading

CCA 2023 Conference attracts record number of sponsors

CCA has confirmed an exciting group of sponsors for the upcoming Annual Conference on 10 & 11 October at the Hotel Amora Jamison Sydney. The confirmed sponsorships already almost match the previous year’s intake, well in advance of the event. The high demand has prompted CCA to expand their sponsor booth showcase. CCA thanks its long-term partner and sponsor, Coverforce, Continue Reading

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