Insurance for Family Day Care Services

Family Day Care Australia is your national peak body for family day care which is why we care more about family day care - it’s why we’re here.

So we’re excited to provide you more value and more cover.

With 30 years experience representing, supporting and promoting family day care we know what’s important to you.

With the strength of a national membership we’re able to negotiate great pricing and products, and we’re passing the savings directly on to you.

Family Day Care Australia provides exceptional cover and the protection you need and, what’s more, we offer $0 excess on claims and this could save you hundreds in the event of a claim.

To get a quote or for more information call 1800 658 699 or email

Insurance Types

We offer a number of products that are designed to cover the needs of your business. For approved family day care services FDCA offers:

Public Liability Insurance Starter Packs are available for new family day care services

For new family day care services, we also offer a "starter pack" for Public Liability Insurance at reduced prices.

Membership has benefits!

As your not-for-profit national peak body, your membership plays an important role in sustaining our efforts in promoting, supporting and advocating on behalf of the family day care sector.

Some of the benefits of service membership include:

  • Exclusive FDCA Member Zone access which includes Family Day Care Australia's Professional Learning Portal
  • Free registration at Family Day Care Australia National Engagement Program Forums
  • Free expert early childhood, management and operations phone support for services
  • Access to complimentary high quality family day care resources
  • Access to a comprehensive compliance dashboard to allow your service monitor all aspects of educator compliance
  • Significant savings on our insurance products and other business services
  • Representation at the highest levels of government to ensure the best outcomes for family day care families, children, services and educators
  • An automatic free listing on our family day care locator for your service
  • Access to the national family day care brand and a range of supporting marketing materials
  • Access to the Market My Business Hub where members can order customised marketing collateral such as flyers, posters and brochures
  • Free expert marketing and communications support
  • A 12-month subscription to JiGSAW magazine – the only family day care specific magazine in Australia – delivered direct to your office
  • A weekly e-newsletter – Family Day Care Matters – which keeps service staff abreast of important information and changes in the family day care and broader early childhood education and care environments
  • Discounts to conferences, forums and other family day care events

Click here to download a membership application form.

As an FDCA member, you receive all the benefits of membership PLUS significant discounts on your Public Liability Insurance policy. For this reason we include service membership with your Public Liability Insurance policy.

Public Liability Insurance is available without membership however a non member rate applies. If you have further questions in relation to FDCA’s insurance products or would like to arrange cover, please call 1800 658 699  or email


Family Day Care Australia ABN 93 094 436 021 AFSL 329 616 receives commission and fees for arranging insurance products. For full details see our Financial Services Guide (FSG). Because we don’t know your financial needs, we can’t advise if these insurances will suit you and we do not take into account your personal circumstances. The information we provide is general in nature only. You should consider your needs and read the Policy Wording before making a decision to buy this insurance. Please call us on 1800 658 699 for a copy of the FSG and Policy Wording.