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2021 Long Day Care Enrolments

Thank you for enquiring about long day care services with the Glenelg Shire Council’s Children’s Services.

How to enrol for 2021 sessions

Glenelg Shire Council Children's Services opens enrolments for long day care services each year in early September for the following year. Expressions of interests can still be made after the closing date however may be placed on the waiting list.

To enrol, you will be required to complete a series of forms and supply copies of relevant documents. Enrolment forms are available for download below (you will require a printer to print the forms; our enrolments are not able to be submitted electronically unless scanned).

The following forms will be required to be completed:
• Care and Education Enrolment Form 2021
• Fee Payment Agreement
• COVID-19 Agreement
• Medical Management Plans (if applicable) – please note medical plans are preferred to be printed in colour and completed on the relevant download file at the bottom of this page. Plans will need to be completed by a medical practitioner and reviewed/updated as required throughout the enrolment period.
- Anaphylaxis Action Plan
- Allergy Plan
- Asthma Action Plan

You will also be required to provide copies of the following documents:
• Immunisation History Statement from Australian Immunisation Record (AIR)
• Court Order (if applicable)
• Intervention Order (if applicable)

Please complete your session preferences, all relevant personal details, attach the required documentation (i.e. Immunisation History Statement) and any other supporting information to the enrolment form.

Enrolments must be signed by the enrolling Parent/Guardian and returned with the required documentation. Enrolments will not be accepted if incomplete or with missing information.

Applications can be submitted by e-mail to

Hard copy enrolment forms can also be accessed and submitted at these locations:
• Portland Customer Service Centre.– 71 Cliff Street, Portland
• Heywood Customer Service Centre.– 77 Edgar Street, Heywood
• Casterton Customer Service Centre – 67 Henty Street, Casterton

Complete enrolments must be returned by the close of business Friday 11 September 2020. Expressions of interests can still be made after the closing date however may be placed on the waiting list.

If you have any queries or require assistance to complete the enrolment process, please do not hesitate to contact Children’s Services on 1300 453 635 or email

Long Day Care Handbook

We have developed a Long Day Care Handbook available for download which has the following information:

• Early Years Education Programs
• Enrolment Process
• Session Times
• Tips for Settling Children
• General Information
• Service Specific Information

To download the handbook, please click here

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