The Star Awards recognise educators, coordinators and services that are new to the sector and those who have shown dedication over a number of years. Two star award winners will be selected from each of the award categories (educator, coordinator and service).
The Emerging Star Award
The Emerging Star Award recognises an educator, coordinator and service that is relatively new to the family day care sector (or their role), but has managed to make a big impact in their time. In 2023 the Emerging Star Award will be awarded to an educator and coordinator that commenced their role/business no earlier than 1 January 2021. For services, the award will be presented to a service that commenced no earlier than 1 January 2018.
The Perpetual Star Award
The Perpetual Star Award recognises an educator, coordinator and service that has contributed to the family day care sector for a significant period of time and continues to thrive. The Perpetual Star Award is awarded to an educator, coordinator and service that have worked in the family day care sector for more than 15 years.
How do I enter into the Star Awards?
Star award winners are selected as part of the normal nomination and submission review process. This means you don't need to do anything additional outside being nominated and placing a submission.