Our kindergartens have different enrolment processes depending on their location and Shire.
Kindergartens with YMCA managed enrolments
Enrolments for 2020 - YMCA managed enrolments are still being taken
A list of these kindergartens can be seen here.
Enrolments for 2021 now open
Enrolments for 2021 - YMCA managed enrolments are now open
2021 YMCA managed enrolments opened on 1st July 2020, for kindergartens in the following Shires: Ararat Rural City, Bass Coast Shire, Buloke Shire, East Gippsland Shire, Mount Alexander Shire, Pyrenees Shire and Swan Hill Rural City. Enrolments can be made on-line for kindergartens with YMCA managed enrolments through the link below.
For information on enrolments if your kindergarten is in the above Shires, download our
2021 Kindergarten Enrolment Handbook
Kindergartens with other enrolment procedures
For Kindergartens in Ararat Rural City (2020 Enrolments), Baw Baw Shire, Central Goldfields (2021 Enrolments only), City of Ballarat, Greater City of Bendigo, South Gippsland or Mildura region, see your Kindergarten's pages for enrolment information. The information below does not apply to kindergartens in these Shires.
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Important information before enrolling on-line
- Information about Fees and payment methods
By selecting the direct debit option for 2021 enrolments, no fee payment is due until March 2021.
- ALL sections of the enrolment form MUST be complete before it can be submitted. It will
NOT SUBMIT if the mandatory sections are not completed.
- Please allow time for the form to load.
- The form CANNOT be saved, so please ensure that you have all the details required before commencing (see below).
- Upon completion of the form, confirmation of successful submission should appear on your screen and a confirmation email sent to the email address provided.
If you require assistance to complete the Online Enrolment Form please contact us on (03) 4311 1500.
For 2020 (child starting this year) - you can download instructions about the Enrolment process here:
2020 Enrolment Information Guide
For 2021 (child starting next year, 2021) - you can find instructions in our 2021 Kindergarten Enrolment Handbook
Please ensure you have the following information as the on-line form cannot be saved - check this list and then scroll to the bottom. Click on the items for more information.
Your application will not be completed without these items:
Birth Certificate - this is required only for 2020 enrolments.
That is, if your child is commencing during this current year.
Please note that due to legislative requirements we CANNOT accept
records from Maternal and Child Health Books (green/blue books)
IMMUNISATION HISTORY STATEMENTS can be requested from:
the myGov App - Medicare section of the myGov website/App (can be printed or taken from screenshot)
Express Plus Medicare Mobile App
the Australian Immunisation Register (tel: 1800 653 809)
the Australian Immunisation Register via email email@example.com.
- your local Medicare or Centrelink Office. Please note: the Medicare logo and Australian Government crest must be present and identifiable to be considered a valid Immunisation History Statement. For example, if the Statement is the second page of a letter from Medicare, both pages need to be presented to the service to confirm enrolment.
Families who do not hold a Medicare card will need to call the AIR to request an Immunisation History Statement.
The statement must show that the child is up to date with all vaccinations that are due for their age, or that they are able to receive; OR is eligible to enrol under the 16 week Grace Period while the service works with the family to obtain the necessary immunistions/documention; OR has a medical reason not to be vaccinated.
'Conscientious objection' is not an exemption under the 'No Jab No Play' legislation.
For a full explanation of the 'No Jab No Play' legislation see here. More information about immunisation requirements see the FAQ section.
A Translating and Interpreting Service is available Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.45pm on 131 450.
Scan or photo of concession card (to be uploaded at prompt)
Ambulance Member number (if applicable) for 2020 Enrolments Only.
Full name, full address and contact phone numbers.
Full name, address and contact phone numbers.
Ensure card is current.
Name, address (including street number) and phone number.