Family & Children's Services News

Welcome to the Family and Children's Services news page. Keep up to date with what's going on in the Colac Otway Shire for families with young children.


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calendar-icon-vector-flat-symbol-illustration-164304880.jpgIntake for 2025 Kindergarten Enrolments for 3 year old and 4 year old are now open 

It’s that time of the year again and kindergarten services across Colac Otway Shire are opening enrolments for their 3 year old and 4 year old kindergarten programs for 2025.

Whether it be in a standalone kindergarten setting or a kindergarten program within a long day care setting, services across Colac Otway Shire have something fabulous to offer.

Pop on to our website at where you will find a list of services that provide a kindergarten program that is right for you and your preschooler.

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calendar-icon-vector-flat-symbol-illustration-164304880.jpgColac Early Childhood Workforce - Working in the Early Childhood Sector

Colac Otway Shire is working in partnership with the Department of Education to inform the public about the benefits of working in the Early Childhood sector and to discover what incentives, scholarships and training possibilities there are to become involved.

If you are seeking employment in Early Childhood and would like to how you can be supported through these incentives please contact the Department of Education at