Online Applications

The Whitehorse PreSchool Association maintains a Central Application Scheme for 3 and 4 year old preschools in the City of Whitehorse. 


Year to start Age group
2020 3 Year Old
2020 4 Year Old
2020 3&4 Year Old
2021 3 Year Old
2021 4 Year Old
2021 3&4 Year Old
2022 3 Year Old
2022 4 Year Old
2022 3&4 Year Old
2023 3 Year Old
2023 4 Year Old
2023 3&4 Year Old


In Victoria to be eligible for a year of funded preschool your child must be 4 years of age by 30th April in the year they attend 4 year old preschool.  A guide is listed below to inform you of when your child is eligible to attend 3 year old and/or 4 year old preschool.
A child cannot commence 3 year old preschool prior to turning 3 years of age due to the Education and Care Services National Regulations and regulations in regards to child:staff ratios and room requirements for under 3's.

Date of Birth 3 year old preschool entry 4 year old preschool entry
1 May 2016 - 30 April 2017 2020 2021
1 May 2017 - 30 April 2018 2021 2022
1 May 2018 - 30 April 2019 2022 2023
1 May 2019 - 30 April 2020 2023 2024


Enrolments are accepted for children at 2 years of age.  Positions are allocated in the year before your child is due to attend preschool.  Enrolment applications close on 30 June each year. You will be contacted by the preschool some time between late July and September of that year regarding your child's position. No guarantee is given to families when applying for preschool preferences or alternatives.

  • You must provide a residential address.
  • Proof of residential address must be supplied with the application. Only a current lease or recent utilities accounts, no more than 6 months old; showing usage, service address, addressee and dates are acceptable; gas or electricity. Rates notice is not acceptable.
  • Proof of up to date immunisation must be supplied with the application. The AIR history statement (Australian Immunisation Register) is the only acceptable document and can be downloaded from Medicare online through your myGov or Express Plus Medicare app. You can also call the AIR enquiries line on 1800 653 809, it can take up to 14 days to get the statement in the post.
  • Pages from MCHN book or letters from an immunisation provider (i.e. GP or Council) are not acceptable. 
  • No Jab No Play frequently asked questions
  • If the child individually or parents/guardians have a Health Care Card, Pension Card or similar a copy must be provided with the application.
  • A non-refundable application fee is required with the application - $25 per child per year or $15 per child per year for Health Care Card holders.
  • It is the responsibility of the person lodging the application to ensure all documents are correct and included.  Incorrect or incomplete applications cannot be accepted and finalised.


For further information, please refer to the 'Application Information' document, found on the 'Form' page of the 'Enrolment' section of this website.  If you have a question that cannot be answered by the information on this website, please contact the Applications Office (Refer to the 'Contact Us' page on this web site).