Welcome to Elsa Macleod Kindergarten

Our new website is currently under construction. In the mean time please find some helpful information below.


Elsa Macleod Kindergarten was established in 1962.  The then Mayor of Portland’s wife, Elsa Macleod, established a playgroup, which eventuated in the kindergarten we have today.

Elsa Macleod Kindergarten Inc. is a not for profit kindergarten, that is run by a Committee of Management made up of parents.

Elsa Macleod Kindergarten employs a Director, an Activity Group Leader (3 year old), and three Diploma in Childcare Assistants.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday, 8:15am-4:30pm


2017 Term Dates:

Term 1: 31st Jan – 31st March

Term 2: 18th Apr – 30th Jun

Term 3: 17th Jul-22nd Sept

Term 4: 9th Oct-15th Dec


Green Group: Monday: 8.45-11.45am (3-year old activity group)

Blue Group:   Tuesday & Thursday:  8.30am – 4pm (4 year old kinder)

Red Group:   Wednesday & Friday:  8.30am – 4pm (4 year old kinder)


Contact Us

60 Henty Street, Portland, Victoria, 3305, Australia

Telephone-03 55232680

Fax-03 55232680