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Time for change in Government rhetoric on rorters and fraudsters says Family Day Care Australia

Family Day Care Australia (FDCA), the national peak body for the family day care, is calling on the Australian government to reframe its approach and its language in its dealings with the family day care sector.

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Red Tape Committee Final Report released

On 3 December 2018, the Red Tape Committee released its final report. The final report focuses primarily on the broader policy and process to limit and reduce red tape. However, it confirms that the recommendations from the sector-specific interim reports still stand.

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2019 National Engagement Program - Locations and Dates Announced

Following a successful program in 2018, Family Day Care Australia (FDCA) is excited to announce that the National Engagement Program (NEP) is returning in 2019.

The 2019 NEP will visit ten locations across metropolitan and regional Australia and will again see separate forums in each location dedicated to services and educators, ensuring that the content within each forum is tailored to the specific needs of the audience.

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Member elected representatives appointed to FDCA Board

FDCA is delighted to announce the appointment of two members to the Board of Directors.

Following the FDCA Annual General Meeting in November, Priscilla Schwanz and Rebecca Rushby were both appointed to the FDCA Board of Directors on the back of being successfully nominated and elected as member-elected Directors.

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Vale Peta McNellie

Family Day Care Australia (FDCA) was deeply saddened by the news that Peta McNellie, Family Day Care Association Queensland (FDCAQ) CEO had passed away on the evening of Monday 5th November 2018.

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FDCA launches national regional TV campaign

FDCA is excited to announce that as part of its 2018-2019 National Advertising Campaign a national regional television campaign has been launched to promote family day care.

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