Round 10 of the Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, Get Started Voucher program is now open.
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.
Vouchers are issued on a first come first served basis so please encourage your families to apply early.
Eligible young people can apply for one voucher per calendar year therefore recipients of a voucher in Round 9 (January 2017) will not be eligible to apply for a voucher in Round 10.
Who can apply?
Children and young people from the age of 5 to 17 (inclusive) who are residents of Queensland and:
• hold or whose Parent, Guardian or Carer hold a Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card.
• Other children or young people identified by a registered referral agent (please note recent changes to the referral agents process).
For more information visit: Get Started Vouchers
To assist parents / guardians in setting up and Qgrants account: 2017 Get Started Applying for a voucher
To assist parents / guardians in applying for a voucher: 2017 Get Started Fact Sheet for Parents
For more information regarding the new referral agent process: 2017 Get Started Fact Sheet for Referral Agents
Round 10 Get Started Voucher Program opens: 12 July 2017
Round 11 Get Started Voucher Program opens: 24 January 2018