Our Central Kindergarten Registration Scheme ensures the whole community can access a fair, equal and timely system for processing kindergarten enrolments.
How do I apply?
Applications are accepted from:
- the beginning of the year prior to your child attending three-year-old kindergarten.
- two years prior to attending four-year-old kindergarten.
You can apply for four-year-old kinder if your child will be four years old by 30 April in the year they will attend four-year-old kindergarten.
We encourage you to submit your applications by 30 June. Registrations are accepted after this date.
Early Start Kindergarten
Eligible three-year-old children can receive up to 15 hours of kindergarten per week for free.
Available for three-year-old children who are either:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
- known to Child Protection or have been referred by Child Protection to Child FIRST.
When will I receive my offer?
First round offers for four-year-old kindergarten are sent out at the start of August for the following year. We encourage you to respond to the offer as detailed in the letter. Second round offers are sent in September, with subsequent offers made as vacancies become available.