The Star Awards as a means of recognising educators and services that are new to the sector and those who have shown dedication over a number of years.
How do I enter into the Star Awards?
Star award winners are selected as part of the normal nomination and submission review process. This means you don't need to do anything additional outside being nominated and placing a submission.
The Emerging Star Award (educator and service winner)
This award is for educators and services that commenced in the family day care sector after 1 January 2016 and best meets the awards criteria and additional criteria below:
Additional Criteria: Started family day care after 1 January 2016.
2018 EDUCATOR WINNER - April Smith, Camden Family Day Care - NSW
2018 SERVICE WINNER - Inspired Family Day Care - QLD
For educators and services that have been registered in the family day care sector for a period of 15 years or longer and best meets the awards criteria and additional criteria below:
Additional Criteria: Have been registered with the family day care sector for a period of at least 15 years.
2018 EDUCATOR WINNER - Maryann Zammit, Broken Hill Family Day Care - NSW
2018 SERVICE WINNER - Family Day Care Sydney Wide - NSW