Before you apply, get answers to the most common questions.
To apply you must be:
To be eligible your child/dependant must be:
Special consideration may be provided to people who don’t meet the eligibility criteria. Applications will be assessed case-by-case.
Special consideration may apply if the child/dependant is aged 4 to 18 years, is a resident in Victoria and the parent/legal guardian/temporary foster or kinship carer of the eligible child:
If you do not have an Australian Government Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card and believe you meet the financial hardship circumstances above, please email email@example.com to check your eligibility.
If your child exists on more than one Medicare card, use the card that Medicare issued to you for your child.
If your child is 18 and listed on a valid Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card and Medicare card at the time of applying, they can redeem the voucher for that season.
Eligibility will depend on where your child lives and plays. For example:
All applications must provide:
You can apply for any amount above $50 and up to $200 for each child, for costs related to your child’s sport or recreation activity.
If you are eligible, you can be reimbursed for costs related to:
To claim equipment or uniform and clothing expenses, you must certify that you have incurred expenses related to a current membership or registration for an organised sport or recreation club or program of an affiliated sport or recreation club, association or activity provider.
Find your activity and click on the club finder link to find out if your local club is included.
Yes, you can provide a photo of a receipt or tax invoice. Files must be smaller than 5MB.
Subject to availability, you can apply for up to two vouchers for each eligible child from 1 March 2021 to 17 April 2022. However, you can only apply for one voucher per child in a claim period.
You must pay for the membership, registration fee, equipment or uniform, before you can apply to be reimbursed.
You must apply to be reimbursed within the appropriate claim period. Applications submitted outside of the appropriate claim period will not be accepted. See When can I apply?
You will need to upload a copy of invoices and/or receipts as proof of purchase or provide a copy of your payment plan agreement when submitting your application.
Yes, but you must apply separately for each eligible child.
There are specific dates when you can apply to have your expenses reimbursed. You must have incurred your expenses within specific dates too.
|When you incur the expense||When you can apply for reimbursement (claim period)|
|1 January 2021 – 11 April 2021||1 March 2021 – 11 April 2021|
|11 April 2021 – 11 July 2021||31 May 2021 – 11 July 2021|
|11 July 2021 – 14 November 2021||4 October 2021 – 14 November 2021|
|14 November 2021 – 17 April 2022||7 March 2022 – 17 April 2022|
You can apply anytime between 1 March to 11 April 2021.
You will receive an email confirming we have received your application.
For detailed information and Terms and Conditions about the Get Active Kids Voucher Program please read the Program Guidelines.
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Last updated: April 1, 2021 at: 11:48 am