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Community Vision Nominated for Family Day Care Awards

The Excellence in Family Day Care Awards is an award that is very close to our hearts here at Community Vision. This award is the only national award that is dedicated entirely to the family day care sector. This award honours educators, coordinators and services in the family day care sector for their outstanding efforts in providing high-quality early childhood education and care to children all around Australia.

This year we are proud to have a service unit as well as a number of our educators and coordinators nominated for this prestigious award. The list of nominees from Community Vision is as follows: 

  • Carly Jochimsen
  • Carmela Verzini
  • Janice Sogi 
  • Josephine Monaco
  • Lee-Anne Ogle 
  • Patricia Vallejos 
  • Rika Terblanche 
  • Sheila Menezes


  • Erin Hutcheson


Service / Coordination Unit:
  • Community Vision Family Day Care


Some notable mentions for this collection of nominees include a third-time nomination for our lovely coordinator Erin as well as a first-time nomination for Janice Sogi and Lee-Anne Ogle. This is also Lee-Anne’s first year as a Family Day Care educator. 

If you would like to keep an eye on the outcome of this award, we’ve listed some key dates below: 

  • Regional winners announced – 19 July 2022
  • Star award winners announced – 28 July 2022
  • National finalists announced – 9 August 2022
  • National winners announced – 17 September 2022


We would like to congratulate all of the nominees who form part of our team here at Community Vision and are delighted that so many of our educators and coordinators are being recognised for their tireless dedication to their roles in the Family Day Care sector and their continued drive for excellence every day. 

We wish all of the nominees for the Excellence in Family Day Care Awards well and look forward to continued awareness and support for this very important sector. 

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