Prepare and Submit a Forecast for a Free Kindy (QLD Kindergarten 2024) Program

Modified on Wed, 6 Mar at 1:05 AM

This document is designed to assist you with preparing and submitting your forecast for a Free Kindy Queensland Kindergarten 2024 program for the centre. If you have not already prepared your forecast, see Create a Forecast for a Free Kindy (QLD Kindergarten 2024) ProgramFor questions or queries regarding the Free Kindy Queensland Kindergarten 2024 funding, please refer to the Queensland Early Childhood Education and care article on Queensland Kindergarten Funding.
Please note: You will need to ensure you have entered your centre's API Key in Kangarootime before you can submit your forecast. For more information and a step by step guide to assist you with completing this process, please see the Queensland Kindergarten API Key article. 

Navigate to the Free Kindy Forecast screen

Navigate to Subsidies in the menu, and select Kindy Funding from the drop down options. 

On the Free Kindy screen, navigate to the Forecast tab. In this screen, you can view your Free Kindy program by centre, or by child, by selecting either the Centre or Child tabs.  

How to prepare a Forecast 

Select the Prepare and Submit button on the top right hand side of the screen.

Enter the information required, then select Prepare Forecast.

Submitting the Forecast

Once you have selected Prepare Forecast, the forecast will process and display any warnings and/or errors found within the forecast that has been prepared. Select Download warning / error report to download the report so you can fix up any errors within the prepared forecast.


Once the errors have been fixed up within the forecast and you are ready to submit, select Submit Forecast.

Once the forecast has been submitted, it will show as Submitted in the Status column on the Centre Forecast screen.

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