The new series, showcasing singing kids aged 8-14 will be an Australian version of the junior spin-off which has already aired in other markets.
It continues a growing trend for double seasons of hit Reality shows.
Coaches and a host are yet to be announced.
Michael Healy, Nine Network’s Director of Television, said: “The Voice has been an incredible success for Nine and we look forward to The Voice Kids shining a light on the enormous pool of undiscovered young talent this country has to offer.”
Julie Ward, Director of Entertainment for Shine Australia, said: “We are excited to open The Voice stage up to the next generation of great Australian talent. We are confident that there are amazing young singers who will benefit from the unique experience of being part of The Voice and we want to see them register to audition.”
Applicants must be aged between 8 and 14 on January 1, 2014. www.thevoice.com.au.