FDCA 2025 National Conference

We are pleased to announce that the FDCA 2025 National Conference will take place in Melbourne from 23-25 October 2025.

Being held at the Pullman Melbourne Albert Park the FDCA 2025 National Conference promises to be one of our largest events to date and whether you’re attending purely to expand your own knowledge base or might be tempted by Melbourne’s wealth of food, culture and attractions, we have no doubt this will be a conference not to be missed!

All your professional learning needs under one roof

The FDCA 2025 National Conference will deliver a wide range for professional learning opportunities in the one setting! Whether you’re an Educator, Coordinator, Educational Leader or Service Manager, you can be sure that we’ll have the content you’re looking for.

Create a network and build life-long friendships

You might come for the content, the food, the shopping or to see Nathan Wallis, but we know that one thing the FDCA National Conference builds is life-long friendships. The conference will give delegates the unique chance to network with family day care professionals from across Australia and catch up with friends from conferences past.

Payment plans available

To ensure that all members have the best possible chance to attend the conference, we will once again be offering payment plans exclusively to FDCA members. A ten-month payment plan is currently available to members, this means members can choose to purchase their conference ticket outright or across ten convenient payments.

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Dr Jana Pittman joins the FDCA 2025 National Conference lineup!

Dr Jana Pittman

We're excited to announce that Dr Jana Pittman has joined our Keynote Speaker lineup for the FDCA 2025 National Conference.

Jana's remarkable story is one of perseverance, highlighted by her two World Championships and four Commonwealth Championships in athletics. She transitioned to the Australian Women’s bobsleigh team after sustaining injuries, ultimately representing Australia in both Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

Jana has completed a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, Masters of Reproduction Medicine, and is pursuing a PhD in Obstetrics while raising six children.

Don't miss out on your chance to hear Jana share her amazing journey!

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