Get Started Vouchers round 11 open now – funding to help young people participate


The latest round of the Queensland Government’s ‘Get Started’ funding scheme to help more young people into sport and healthy activity opened today (24 January 2018).

Graphic - Get in the Game. Get Started funding to help kids participate. Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and RacingA voucher of up to $150 is available for Queensland children and young people (aged from 5 to 17) who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club.

Parents, carers and guardians can apply for a voucher to help pay for club membership and participation fees for eligible clubs, including Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association. All of the Association’s regular boccia, goalball, wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby programs are covered by the vouchers.

Note: The program ensures that each child is only able to receive one voucher per calendar year. Vouchers are allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

Get Started vouchers are part of the State Government’s ‘Get in the Game’ program. The latest round will close when all available vouchers are issued. If the voucher allocation is not reached, the round will close on 28 March 2018.

Vouchers must be presented to a registered club by 28 May 2018.

For more information about how to apply for a Get Started voucher, click here.

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