Who We Are

Early Childhood Intervention Australia Ltd (ECIA) is the peak national organisation promoting the interests of young children with developmental delay and/or disability, their families and communities. 


ECIA provides a national focus and forum for Early Childhood Intervention, promoting the public profile of Early Childhood Intervention, facilitating effective liaison and collaboration in the community and with other peak and government bodies, and fostering quality information and service provision. Services include organisation of seminars and workshops for professionals and families, and a national conference every two years, as well as advocacy activities such as development of policy positions and submissions to government.


Membership with ECIA is open to professionals working in the field of early childhood intervention, academics, students, families and carers or anyone with an interest in the care and inclusion of children with developmental delay and/or disability.


Our Vision

National leadership, driving excellence and innovation in early childhood intervention for children with a developmental delay and/or disability, their families and communities.

Our Purpose

To inform and strengthen national policy, consumer and community understanding and professional practice in early childhood intervention, ensuring best outcomes for young children with a developmental delay and/or disability and their families.

How we are Organised

ECIA is a national company limited by guarantee, which has applied for registration as a charity with the ACNC. The company is governed by a Board comprising of between 5 and 9 directors. Up to 6 elected directors are representative of the sector and geographically diverse. Remaining directors are skills based and appointed by the Board. The election process is set by the Board and outlined in the Board Charter. ECIA’s Board and Chief Executive Officer, will govern and manage the organisation effectively, efficiently and sustainably, reflecting good governance practices aligned with its constitution, strategic plan, the Corporations Act 2001 and the requirements of the ACNC.


Our Location
  • Address:
    Early Childhood Intervention Australia
    Level 5, 4 Columbia Court,
    Norwest NSW 2153

  • Phone: (02) 9873 2593

  • Email: ceo@ecia.org.au 

  • ABN: 94 083 927 317

Business Hours

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