Get Started assists children and young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club. Eligible children and young people can apply for a voucher valued up to $150 (GST exclusive), which can be redeemed at a registered sport or recreation club.
Who is eligible?
Individuals eligible to apply for a voucher are:
- children and young people from the age of five and under the age of 18 who hold or whose parent, carer or guardian holds a Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card and who are residents of Queensland
- other children or young people identified by two referral agents (see below)
What funding is available?
A maximum of $150 (GST exclusive) per voucher is available to help pay the cost of sport or recreation membership and/or participation fees. There is a limit of one voucher per child/young person per year.
When will vouchers be available?
15 January 2013 Applications open - available from 9am
15 April 2013 Applications close
15 May 2013 Vouchers expire
Need more information?
Susan Lunn Advisor
Sport and Recreation | Northern Region (Townsville) | Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing
T: 07 4799 7131 | F: 07 4799 7563
Monday - Wednesday
3-9 Redpath Street | PO Box 871
North Ward Q 4810 | Townsville Q 4810