Family Day Care materials

Guidance material for family day care providers, nominated supervisors, coordinators, and educators to support the sector to understand their legislative responsibilities and the provision of high-quality education and care across the family day care sector.

Information sheets


This information sheet explains key changes for family day care (FDC) educators.

This information sheet explains the key changes for family day care (FDC) providers.

This information sheet provides an overview of record keeping requirements in family day care services under the National Law and National Regulations. 


This information sheet provides an overview of requirements for the assessment of FDC residences and proposed venues under the National Law and National Regulations. 


This information sheet outlines a variety of strategies that coordination units can use to promote relationships with families through the initial processes of enrolment and orientation.

FDC compliance guides

These guides draw on the National Law and Regulations and apply to all states and territories.

Compliance guide for family day care educators.


Compliance guide for family day care nominated supervisors.


Compliance guide for family day care providers.