about us

 

About us

Family Day Care Association Queensland (FDCAQ) has been supporting the child care profession since 1977, through performing a significant industry leadership and educational role within Family Day Care across Queensland. This role involves providing support to services, service users and educators, by strengthening networks, providing resources, advice, representation and advocacy, delivering professional learning, accredited training and children services.

 

Assisting Services, Educators and Families

As the state peak body for Family Day Care in Queensland we aim to build the capacity of the Family Day Care community by assisting Services, Educators and Families to:

  • Remain up to date with emerging legislation and standards that will impact on the family day care community
  • Acting as a representative for the family day care community at state government sector meetings
  • Supporting the design and development of family day care specific resources that will enhance the provision of education and care
  • Attending Regional Meetings 
  • Facilitating Professional Conversations for coordinators
  • Build an inclusive partnership and culture with all participants in the Service
  • Providing the membership with advice, resources and support that will assist the operation of the member service
  • Supporting and providing advice to educators and families experiencing difficulties or where they have concerns related to legislation
  • Responding to enquiries and providing referrals to FDC Schemes for families and prospective Home-based Educators looking to access a family day care service
  • Disseminating relevant information that will assist family day care services and educators in their day to day work
  • Seeking feedback from the family day care community on issues that may impact on their service provision
  • Work collaboratively in addressing concerns