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

Requirements for Family Day Care educators from 1 Oct 2017

Summary of key changes to the NQF of relevance to FDC educators from 1 October 2017


Requirements for Family Day Care providers from 1 Oct 2017

Summary of key changes to the NQF of relevance to FDC providers from 1 October 2017


FDC Recording keeping infoheet thumbnail

 This information sheet provides an overview of record keeping requirements in family day care services under the National Law and National Regulations. There may be other laws in your state or…


FDC Assessment of residence and venues thumbanail cover

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


FDC - Enrolment and orientation cover

Enrolment and orientation, when conducted well, are an opportunity to get to know each child and their family. They also enable families to become familiar with the service, educator, program,…

FDC compliance guides

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

Family Day Care Educator Compliance responsibilities

Compliance guide for family day care educators.


Family Day Care Nominated Supervisor Compliance responsibilities guide cover

Compliance guide for family day care nominated supervisors.


Family Day Care Approved Provider Compliance responsibilities guide cover

Compliance guide for family day care providers.