The Association of Graduates in Early Childhood Studies

The AGECS is a membership-based, not-for-profit charity providing professional learning resources and opportunities for its members and staff working in early childhood services.

Full Membership Benefits

AGECS membership fees are tax deductible for those working in the field.
A one-off payment of $50 for your lifetime membership.


Access to AGECS professional learning resources, articles, and sector resources.


Receive up-to-date info on all upcoming AGECS events.

AGECS Journal

Get access to copies of the AGECS journal AUDAX.

Stay informed

Stay informed about courses and news relevant to early childhood professionals.


Why should you become a member of AGECS?

You will be part of an organisation with a history of more than 100 years supporting early childhood education and development that continues into the 21st century. We believe that early childhood professionals change the life trajectories of children, families, and communities. Becoming a member of AGECS will support you to thrive and be empowered in your role as an early childhood professional and to have access to quality resources.

Full Membership Benefits:

  • Access to grants  
  • Online professional learning events
  • Member only resources
  • Access and contribution to AGECS Journal (AUDAX)
  • Stay informed
  • AGM member voting
  • Joining Committees and Council (recognised as board experience)

The once-off AGECS membership fee is tax deductible for those working in the field of early childhood education and care.