The City of Darebin administers the Child Care Waiting List and Kindergarten Centralised Waiting List on behalf of all community-based child care centres located in Darebin. The primary objective of the waiting lists are to simplify the application process for famlies and to offer fair and equitable allocation sysem.
Families can apply from birth onwards. For the Kindergarten program, applications can be made between February and April in the year prior to kindergarten attendance.
Childcare and Kindergarte places are offered in accordance with the City of Darebin’s priority of access guidelines.
- all community-based child care centres, kindergartens and Maternal and Child Health Centres in the City of Darebin
- all City of Darebin Customer Service Centres
- City of Darebin
The Waiting List office is located at the Preston Council Offices and can be contacted via email: