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Timeline for 2024 selection process


30 June 2023 (Friday) - Application close

Online applications, together with the application fee and correct required documents, must all be lodged by 30 June the year prior to that being applied for to be considered as received on time.


Friday 14 July - Monday 17 July

1st round offers will be emailed by the kindergartens.

Letters advising those not receiving an initial 1st round offer and when they will hear further will also be sent.

New offers will be sent during this time if a position becomes available.

Wednesday 26 July - those that have received an offer need to reply by this date to accept the offer

Wednesday 9 August - Further information emails to those still on a waitlist.

Wednesday 9 August - Kindergarten alternatives with a vacancy will start to contact people still on another waitlist

Wednesday 9 August - WPSA will have information on which kindergartens may have a vacancy after this date

Monday 14 August -  Late changes to applications and new applications not received by closing date 30 June will be considered.




Parent Information Forum Program - first session 11 October 2022 - Anglicare - Parenting Preschool to Prep 






To endeavour to provide fair and appropriate kindergarten placements for all children in the City of Whitehorse applying through the central application system for three and four year programs; and to encourage and assist all kindergartens to make available the selection criteria for their centre to any prospective parents.

To promote and sustain early childhood education by working closely with the Council and liaising with all the kindergarten communities.

This mission will be achieved through ongoing quality assessment and improvement.