We know that directors and educators have for many years found our policies and procedures invaluable. Our member feedback also tells us that HR management is one of the most challenging and time consuming aspects of running a service and that you’d like more support. For all these reasons we’re taking CELA membership to the next level with our Premium HR membership.

With Premium HR membership you will access our sector-specific EarlyEd HR system, a web-based, all-in-one solution for the management of your most important asset – your people. EarlyEd HR provides accurate up-to-date HR and IR advice at your fingertips, supporting HR compliance and providing you and your board or committee confidence in your people management practices.


Sign up for a Premium HR membership and receive access to EarlyEd HR

What is EarlyEd HR?

EarlyEd HR is an easy to use web-based HR management system included in CELA’s Premium HR membership. It has been tailored for the sector and delivers an all-in-one solution for your staffing and human resource needs in an early education and care setting.


Using secure cloud-based technology, EarlyEd HR lets you streamline the management of your staff and all the related paperwork in the one place. The system keeps you updated on all legislative changes to support compliance with Quality Areas 4 & 7 of the National Quality Standards. All this allowing you to spend more time on delivering a quality Early Learning environment.



So what else do you get with EarlyEd HR?


✔   Role-specific, Legally compliant, HR documentation that is constantly updated


✔   Qualifications, compliance, and professional development management


✔   Performance appraisal process


✔   Performance management process


✔   Informative, real-time reporting


✔   Secure, cloud-based data storage


✔   On-call support from CELA’s ECEC sector and HR experts

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Stay compliant across all your HR needs with EarlyEd HR

Legally compliant and role specific employment contracts, positon descriptions, policies, letters and other HR documents tailor-made for you to use by experts in the sector.

No more worries thanks to alignment with legislative requirements and updating of documents whenever legislation is changed.

From CELA ECEC experts and HR Legal^^, who are on hand to answer your questions and advise you whenever you need.

Our simple, easy-to-use performance appraisal system will ensure your high-performing staff are valued for their efforts.

Know exactly what to do and have the evidence of doing it while minimising the risk of unfair dismissal and other industrial action with our best-practice process for managing under-performing employees.

Employees can upload evidence of their qualifications and certificates and reminders automatically sent to them directly when they need to be renewed.

Never lose documents again with all your important information and data stored securely on Australian-based cloud servers.

Streamlined staff management processes will save time by providing sector specific, compliant information to your staff in real time plus your employees will be responsible for updating their own information.

Reduce your risk of workplace relations and compliance issues affecting your operations while proactively managing staff through their entire employment lifecycle.

You are kept abreast of all legislative changes affecting policies and position descriptions, and you are continuously connected to best practice advice and guidelines.

Premium HR Membership helps you be the leader you want to be (with all the paperwork sorted!)


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For more information or to request a demo call us on 1800 157 818



What's Included


– Access to your own EarlyEd HR management system

– Phone/email advisory from ECEC experts

– 1 x lunchtime webinar per month

– 4 x Rattler magazines

– Amplify! blog member content

– 10% discount on publications, consultancy and training

– Toolkits for $100 each (normally $150)

– Pre-release invites to events

– Tickets to events at member discount prices and much more!


Up to and including 5 services:


– Primary Membership from $1,540* per annum


– Plus one off setup fee of $250**


– Additional Memberships $289 per service

6 and over services:


– Primary Membership from $1,690* per annum


– Plus one off setup fee of $250**


– Additional Memberships $392 per service

* Up to 20 staff, $5pp/month in addition thereafter.

** One off set up costs of $250 are charged in addition to membership

^ Applies to Premium HR Membership only – join for 12 months and get 13 months membership at no additional cost.

^^ As part of the EarlyEd HR software package, HR Legal will provide general information regarding Workplace Relations and Workplace Safety Law (by phone or email) to businesses with a current subscription to EarlyEd HR. It is expected that subscribers to the service familiarise themselves with the information in EarlyEd HR. Limits may be placed on services offered in cases where this has not taken place.

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