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2023 Kindergarten registration dates

Sunday, 1 MayFirst round registration open
Thursday, 30 JuneFirst round registrations close. You can still register for kindergarten after this date but you wont receive an offer until after first round registrations have been finalised.
1-31 JulyCouncil and kindergarten services will review all first round registrations and allocate to a kindergarten place. We cannot advise of progress of allocations until all offers are ready to be made.
First week of AugustFirst round offers are made to families. Families have 2 weeks to respond to their offer.
Wednesday, 31 AugustSecond round offers close. You can still register for kindergarten are this date but you wont receive an offer until after first round registrations have been finalised.
First week of OctoberSecond round offers are made to families. Families have 2 weeks to response to their offer.

After the second round, registrations will be processed weekly or on an as needs basis.

Kindergarten registrations opened on Sunday, 1 May for three and four-year-old kindergarten for children attending in 2023. For participating kindergartens and programs and session times for 2023 please visit the Kindergartens, Programs and Open Days page.

A hard copy registration forms and information packs are available by contacting the Kindergarten Registration Team on 1300 226 278 or 03 5671 2211 or visiting a Council office, participating kindergartens or maternal and child health services.

If you would like to register for kindergarten at Island Kids (Cowes) or Inverloch Childcare please contact the Centres directly.

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