Welcome to Dame Nellie Melba Kindergarten
DNMK is a historic, community-run kindergarten providing 3-year-old kinder, 4-year-old kinder and extended care sessions to over 90 families in and around the inner-Melbourne suburb of Richmond.

Our Programs

Friday Playgroup

Kinder Sessions

There are two 3–4-year-old programs – the Honeyeaters (Mondays and Wednesdays) and the Kookaburras (Tuesdays and Thursdays). Both sessions run from 8.30am to 12.00pm.

There are also two 4–5-year-old programs – the Rainbow Lorikeets (Mondays and Wednesdays) and the Currawongs (Tuesdays and Thursdays). Both sessions run from 8.30am to 4.00pm.

After the kinder sessions parents can opt to utilise the extended-care programs (Wattlebirds) as well as the Friday Robins program.


Applications and Enrolments

Applications are accepted from the time of your child’s birth. Priority is given to current kindergarten families and siblings as per our Enrolment Policy.

Families wishing to put their child’s name down on the waiting list registration form should submit the form, a $25 administrative fee, plus proof of residence.

For further enquiries, please contact Gina:

Email: admin@dnmk.com.au

Phone: (03) 9428 2282


Contact Us

Dame Nellie Melba Kindergarten

18 Goodwood Street
Richmond Victoria 3121

Telephone: (03) 9428 2282

For administration and enrolment inquiries, please email admin@dnmk.com.au

For service and program enquiries, please email adam@dnmk.com.au