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Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

Lifelong learning for
a fairer Australia

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Election 2022 – ALA calls for access to quality adult education for all

Adult Learning Australia is calling for a federal government that supports and funds high quality adult education programs that are responsive to community need and make Australia a fairer place […]

Media release: Victorian Government recognises the essential role of adult and community education

Adult Learning Australia, the national peak body for adult community education (ACE), welcomes the Victorian Government’s commitment to ACE through a Ministerial Statement that acknowledges its transformative power and unique […]

Adult community education

  Adult and community education must be formally recognised in public policy for its role in providing accessible learning opportunities for adults in local communities that meets their needs and […]

Community Engagement Planning for the Neighbourhood House and ACE Sector

When: Friday 7th October, 9.00am to 5.00pmWhere: Flemington Neighbourhood House,  28 Farnham Street FlemingtonClose to train station, parking available, Mel ref – Map 28 – K 11Includes: Workbooks, planning templates, […]

Adult and community education

Adult Learning Australia is the peak body for ACE Organisations in Australia. ACE in Australia is diverse and varies from state to state.

Jobs and Skills Summit – ACE and equity

Adult Learning Australia was invited to participate in the Commonwealth Government’s Jobs and Skills Summit – 1–2 Sept 2022 – at Parliament House Canberra as well as pre-summit Ministerial round […]


The Ministerial Declaration on Adult Community Education recognises the role of ACE in providing pathways to further education and training for ‘second chance’ learners.

Ged Kearney recognises the importance of ACE

At a recent ALA member event, Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care Ged Kearney recognised the importance of adult community education. Through the prism of her own personal experience […]

Scan finds ACE serves important social and economic needs in communities

Adult Learning Australia has released its latest Australian Adult Community Education Environmental scan. ALA’s scan profiles the sector in terms of its programs, features, provider types, participants, outcomes and supporting […]

Clever countries look beyond the usual suspects

We should be a clever country but some of us are not getting a ‘fair go’. Despite the increasingly fashionable use of the term ‘lifelong learning’ in everything from discussions […]

ACE policy

In 1991, the Senate Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training produced Come in Cinderella: The emergence of adult and community learning. This landmark report formally recognised ACE as the […]

Federal election 2019

  Adult Learning Australia is committed to ensuring that all Australians can access the benefits of lifelong and lifewide learning as a means to a more just and equitable Australia. […]

2019–2020 Pre-budget submission

Adult Learning Australia has submitted its recommendations for the Commonwealth Government’s Pre-budget Submission process for the 2019–20.

Press release: A lifelong learning policy for Australia

Adult Learning Australia, the national peak body for adult and community education, welcomes the Hodgman Government’s recognition of adult education as a foundation to building Tasmania’s future and in helping […]

Press release: The modern workforce demands lifelong learning skills

Adult Learning Australia, the national peak body for adult and community education, welcomes the Federal Budget’s commitment to education, however, further action is required as lifelong learning is now an […]

Adult Learning Australia

Adult Learning Australia