Louise Dorrat

early childhood consultant


E-mail: louise@louisedorrat.com.au


Louise has extensive experience in managing early year's services- from Inclusion Support to Family Day Care and assisted in the set up of the first Victorian Bush Kinder. She has taught the Bachelor of Education at a number of Universities, including the Institute of Koorie Education (IKE) at Deakin University and Dramatic Arts at Victoria University. She is contracted by organisations such as Federal and State Governments, Children’s Ground, ELAA, Child Australia and Gowrie to deliver training across Australia. Louise's background in Theatre provides sessions that are at once engaging and entertaining.

MEd, BTeach, Dip SSc

Workshops and key Notes:

Louise is amazing, her energy and enthusiasm inspired me to use all her ideas every day at work and in my home life.

Monique Connell - Townsville


The National Quality Framework the Musical


Documentation and Assessment: I am drowning in it!

(ACECQA by Louise Dorrat)


ABC Articles for parents and teachers

By Louise Dorrat

Inclusive Environments for children

School readiness during a pandemic

Virtual Education in the Early Years: Making it work for children, educators and families.

Bush Kinder: nature, wellbeing and resilience

Doug Fargher co-author bush kinder.

My Home My Business.
A business manual to support FDC Educators

By Louise Dorrat and Margaret Nicolson





I acknowledge the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nations as the traditional custodians of the land upon which I live, work and learn.