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About Us

About Family Day Care Australia

Fam­i­ly Day Care Aus­tralia is a nation­al peak body which sup­ports, enhances and pro­vides resources for fam­i­ly day care ser­vices. Our roles are to resource and pro­mote fam­i­ly day care ser­vices in Aus­tralia and work with the Gov­ern­ment to ensure the strength and con­tin­ued growth of the sec­tor in Aus­tralia. We are a mem­ber-based not for prof­it organ­i­sa­tion that works on behalf of our members.

Mis­sion

To rep­re­sent, sup­port and pro­mote the fam­i­ly day care sec­tor in deliv­er­ing high-qual­i­ty ear­ly child­hood edu­ca­tion and care to more Aus­tralian children.

Val­ues

  • Respect: under­stand­ing dif­fer­ences, accep­tance, acknowl­edge­ment, valu­ing oth­er peo­ple’s mod­els of the world.
  • Team­work: coop­er­a­tion, com­pro­mise, humor, friend­ships, help­ing oth­ers if we can, going in the same direc­tion, com­mit­ment, being flexible.
  • Trust: reli­a­bil­i­ty, con­fi­den­tial­i­ty, doing the right thing, belief that peo­ple will do what they say and to the best of their ability.
  • Com­mu­ni­ca­tion: active­ly lis­ten­ing, polite­ness, tact­ful­ness, under­stand­ing, respect­ful­ness, com­pas­sion, nego­ti­a­tion, tak­ing in what peo­ple say.
  • Hon­esty: being truth­ful, trust­ing, being open, tak­ing respon­si­bil­i­ty, being accountable.
  • Equity/​Fairness: being just, bal­anced, no favoritism, no disadvantages.
  • Work Eth­ic: doing all it takes, ded­i­ca­tion, accu­ra­cy, recog­ni­tion of strengths, build­ing improve­ment, being pos­i­tive, con­tin­u­ous improve­ment, com­mit­ment, doing our best.