About FDCA

Family Day Care Australia is the national peak body for family day care.

Through collaborative national advocacy, a strong research evidence base, and high public visibility Family Day Care Australia supports, represents and promotes the sector in delivering quality outcomes for children.

We are an apolitical, independent, not for profit national peak body that represents a national membership family day care educators and approved services.

Together with sector stakeholders we are working towards a stronger future for family day care.

Our mission

To provide national leadership and foster excellence in early childhood education and care, through strong advocacy, research, collaborative networks and sector innovation.

Our values

  • Equity
  • Professionalism
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration