Apply for three-year-old kindergarten

Please Note: Due to Covid-19 the Central Enrolment Office team has limited availability to phone messages. Please email enquiries to

Council has a Central Registration Scheme for 3-year-old kindergarten. For 2022, we are operating a pilot program and have an agreement with 10 kindergartens to register application bookings on their behalf. 

Please see below to make sure your child is eligible for 3-year-old kindergarten 

Note: Children are only entitled to attend one funded year of 3-year-old kindergarten 

Before you enrol, it is important that you read all the information on this page. This is to make sure that you have everything you need before applying, and your child's application is not delayed. 

2021 - How to apply for 3-year-old kindergarten 

Council is not taking enrolment bookings for 3-year-old kindergarten programs in 2021. 

You will need to contact the kindergarten directly to find out about vacancies and enrolment procedures.

2022 - How to apply for 3-year-old kindergarten 

Enrolments for 3-year-old kindergarten in 2022 open on 1 March 2021. For information on participating kindergartens, please see our 2022 poster. You can download an application form or you can apply online. 

Apply online 

You will need to provide proof of your child's age and circumstances as part of your application. Please see below for a list of required supporting documentation. 

What happens after you apply

Your application will be processed within four (4) weeks of receipt. You will receive an acknowledgement email or letter confirming we have received your application. This is only sent to Parent/Guardian One as listed on your application, unless otherwise requested.

Please check carefully that all details are correct. If you do not receive any communication within five (5) weeks, email Children's Services or phone the Kindergarten Central Enrolment Officers on 9240 2273 or 9240 2271.

Information about the application process 

The below information is important and will help you with your 2022 kindergarten application. 

Please note that 3-year-old kindergarten places cannot be deferred. 

Kindergartens offering 3-year-old kindergarten programs

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The following centres offer 3-year-old kindergarten programs.