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Get Started Vouchers



Round 12 of the Queensland Government’s Get Started Vouchers program will open on 25 July 2018.

A voucher of up to $150 per calendar year is available for eligible children/young people aged 5 to 17, who hold or whose parent/carer/guardian holds, a valid Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card. Vouchers are then presented to local sport or active recreation clubs registered for the program to help with the costs for membership.

When a child or young person does not have access to a Centrelink Health Care Card/Pensioner Concession Card but the family is in genuine financial need, or if the family does have access to a Centrelink card but is experiencing issues that would prevent them from applying directly (e.g. computer/internet access issues, computer illiteracy or language as a barrier), a referral agent can refer the child to the program.

Please ensure that you have created a QGrants account beforehand or logged into your existing account, to ensure that you are ready to apply once the round opens.

Watch the ‘How to Apply’ video to see how to create an account and apply for a voucher.

For more information visit Sport and Recreation Services’ website