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.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




calendar-icon-vector-flat-symbol-illustration-164304880.jpgIntake for 2024 enrolments for 3 and 4 year old Kindergarten is open

“It’s Kindergarten enrolment time”

Do you have a child who will eligible to participate in a funded kinder program next year? Kindergartens & Long Day Care Centre’s who provide funded kinder programs are taking enrolments for 2024. Visit Council’s website at Colac Otway Shire Kindergartens to find a kinder program that is right for you.

Enrolments are being taken right across Colac Otway Shire for 3 and 4 year old funded kinder.jpg