3 Year Old Kindergarten Enrolment


Your child must turn three by 30 April in the year of attendance and due to staffing requirements are not eligible to attend till they are three years of age.

Apply for kindergarten

Your child must turn three by 30 April in the year of attendance.

You can apply for 3 & 4 year old kindergarten using either the online form or by downloading the application form below. If there is no exemption or concession a non-refundable application fee is payable of $23.50 for one year (either 3 or 4 year old kindergarten) or $45.00 for two years (both 3 and 4 year old kindergarten).

Apply online or submit your completed application form by:

  • email: keo@whittlesea.vic.gov.au
  • mail:
    • Kindergarten Central Applications
      City of Whittlesea
      Locked Bag 1, Bundoora MDC VIC 3083

If you speak a language other than English and would like assistance to apply for kindergarten, or to find out more information, please contact Council’s Early Years team on 9217 2170. You are welcome to contact the Interpreting Service 131 450

3 & 4 Year Old Kindergarten Application Form:

Below is the 3 & 4 Year Old Enrolment Form if you prefer not to complete it online:


Early Start Kindergarten

Early Start Kindergarten gives eligible children 15 hours of free or low-cost kindergarten a week for two years before starting school.

To be eligible, children must be three by 30 April in the year they start kindergarten, and:

  • be from a refugee or asylum seeker background, or
  • identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, or
  • from a family that has had contact with child protection.

These families can continue to access the full 15 hours through Early Start Kindergarten during the roll-out of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten.