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Excellence in Family Day Care Awards

The final round of nominations have been released!

To view the educators, coordinators and services that have been added to the nominations lists in the final nomination round of the 2021 Excellence in Family Day Care Awards, click here.

Nominations have now closed for the 2021 Excellence in Family Day Care Awards

The awards will now move into the submission and nomination process with our Regional Educator Award winners to be announced on 24 August 2021. Thank you to everyone who placed nominations and congratulations to all those who were nominated!

Key Dates

Nominations open - 10 May 2021

Nominations close - 13 June 2021

Submissions close - 27 Sunday 2021

Regional winners announced - 24 August 2021

Star award winners announced - 2 September 2021

National finalists announced - 13 September 2021

National winners announced - 30 October 2021


Did you know that during its ten year history the Excellence in Family Day Care Awards has...

  • Received close to 30,000 nominations
  • Produced more than 800 positive media stories about family day care
  • Generated more than $805,000 worth of positive media for family day care
  • Has handed out 941 awards to educators, coordinators and services