28 Years of Experience in Childcare Management, Regulatory & Funding Requirements


28 Years Experience in Childcare Management Providing Commercial Solutions to Childcare Businesses Throughout Australia.

Building lasting relationships through engagement, integrity, and experience.


Early Learning Management (ELM) has spent more than 28 years providing solutions to childcare owners, educators, and operators in Australia. ELM consists of seasoned childcare experts who understand the unique challenges faced by those involved in the Australian Childcare Industry.

Our National Operations Managers are recognised for their multitude of childcare service engagements in every state and territory. The team have obtained numerous certifications and had training across the full spectrum of the Australian standards. Our team has the knowledge and skills necessary to provide you with quality and a commercial outcome. The team offers you excellent support throughout the process of building, managing and improving your childcare business.

Our Solutions

Early Learning Management understands modern childcare businesses require expertise in a broad range of specialisations. Early Learning Management offers practical deliverables and unparalleled expertise to ensure that our clients and partners will get the best building process assistance, management services, and consultation. We can tailor our solutions to meet your specific business needs and goals.

Our Commitment

ELM has built a dynamic organisation that is capable of achieving extraordinary results and providing substantial value to the Australian childcare industry. ELM is committed to helping childcare businesses grow and prosper. ELM has assembled a team of experienced and creative professionals who have the same vision, goals and purpose. The team is supported by the Queensland head office with depth in finance, payroll and information technology.

John Hutchison, Operations / Technical Specialist

Success cannot be achieved without sufficient planning, inspiring leadership and strong management.

28 years of experience in the childcare industry

John brings his experience, childcare management exposure, marketing and strategy skills, and digital knowledge to his Early Learning Management role. John’s experience spans the broader childcare sector and brings a balanced approach with a strong strategic capability and thought leadership to the team. John has specialised experience in childcare restructures, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, equity raisings and initial public offerings (IPO).

Transforming opportunities into real business and investments through meticulous analysis.

ELM specialises in childcare management, childcare consultancy and advisory and childcare development. We take pride in our team of experts with over 28 years of childcare experience. We will help you build a successful business so that you can provide better service and education program to children in your care. Find out how our services work.

Our Services