Family Day Care Service & Coordination Units
Family Day Care Educators are supported by a Service of their choice. Each Service has at least one central office, often known as the Coordination Unit, located in metropolitan, rural and remote regions across Queensland.
Coordination Units support Educators, families and children
Key resources from Australia Government Department of Education, Early Childhood
There are a range of legislative requirements that each Family Day Care Service (Approved Provider, Coordination Unit staff and Educators) must comply with. These include
Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations (ACECQA)
Family Assistance Act
Child Care Subsidy Minister’s Rules 2017
Child Care Subsidy Secretary’s Rules 2017
How to Apply Legislative Requirements
The documents below have been created using relevant legislation to support services to understand and apply requirements
Frequently Asked Questions
You are required to follow numerous steps to open a FDC service. These steps are outlined on the Australian Children Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) website - Opening a new service
The following course provides an overview of the application process and consideration for Family Day Care Service Approval. Please contact us if you require additional information and support and click here for the Provider and Service Approval resource.