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Licensed to care for children aged 3 months to 12 Years. Numbers of Child Care places available varies according to the size of the premises used. At each venue the service is approved to care for children 3 months of age to 12 years, with a limited number of the places available. The number of baby/toddler places are limited because of the facilities and extra staffing required.

Child Care is open all of the year except for Public Holidays and approximately a four week period during the Christmas/New Year period.  (Should other closures be necessary parents will be informed in advance.)



Full Day  (08:00am -  5:15pm)


Short Day  (08:00am – 3:00pm)


Half Day  (AM 08:00am – 12:30pm / PM 12:45pm – 5:15pm)


After School Hours Care (3:15pm – 5:15pm)


Late fees  (15 min and/or every part thereof)



Mallee COGS is a community service funded by the Department of Education and Training and is sponsored by the Southern Mallee District Council


For more Information contact the Mallee COGS office on 0885 763 970


If you or someone you know may be needed childcare in the future, please be in touch with us ASAP as numbers are filling fast and we already have lengthy waiting lists at some of our sites. Please note that no expression of interest in care will be accepted without a ‘Request for Booking Form’ being completed. Forms are available


Mallee COGS Request for Booking Form(204 kb)


Lameroo COGS – Team Leader June Sparks:                      0428 763 972

Pinnaroo COGS – Team Leader Elise Altmann:                    0428 763 973

Karoonda COGS – Team Leader Elizabeth Olson:                0428 763 974


Lameroo COGS Building

Pinnaroo COGS Building

Karoonda COGS Building