PrintScouting families have until Monday 14 November 2016 to present any vouchers they received during round 8 of the Get in the Game, Get Started Voucher Program.  Please forward all vouchers to Catherine Schofield, Grants and Project Officer at the Branch Support Office email:

Important Dates
Round 8 Get Started Vouchers to be presented by families to Scout Groups by Monday 14 November 2016.
Round 8 Get Started Vouchers must be with the Branch Support Office to redeem no later than Sunday 27 November 2016 after which date they will expire.

Round 9 Get Started Voucher Program opens: Wednesday 25 January 2017.
Vouchers are issued on a first come first served basis so please encourage your families to apply early (January 2016 vouchers were fully allocated in less than five days).

The Get Started Program assists children and young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club by providing a voucher of $150 to help pay for membership and/or registration fees.

Who can apply?
Children and young people from the age of 5 and under the age of 18 who are residents of Queensland and:
• hold or whose parent, guardian/carer holds a Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card.
• Other children or young people identified by two referral agents.

For more information visit: Get Started Vouchers
To assist parents / guardians in applying for a voucher: 2016-Parents Fact Sheet