Eligibility & Priority of Access

Eligibility for enrolment under our ‘Start Strong Funding’ is as follows:

  • At least 4 years old on or before 31 July in that preschool year.
  • At least 3 years old on or before 31 July and from a disadvantaged background (i.e. the child’s family must be holders of a current Health Care Card where the child is a named dependent on the card) and/or identify as Aboriginal; and
  • Attending preschool for 2 days per week (Note: Once all children have been offered 2 days per week, any remaining places will be offered to those seeking a third or single day)
  • Please note Wednesday is a half day session only. This group is usually for younger children who are not eligible for school the following year.