Before you apply, get answers to the most common questions.
To apply you must be:
To be eligible your child/dependant must be:
Access for All Abilities (AAA Play) provides a dedicated referral and connection service for people with a disability to sports and recreational opportunities in Victoria. Visit www.aaaplay.org.au for more information.
Disability Sport & Recreation is an organisation committed to supporting more people with a disability to be active in sport and recreation. Visit www.dsr.org.au for more information.
Special consideration may apply if the child/dependant is aged 4 to 18 years, is a resident in Victoria and meets one of the following criteria below:
Special consideration also applies for temporary or provisional visa holders, undocumented migrants or international students who has a child/dependant that is aged 4 to 18 years.
If you meet one of the criteria above, please refer to the table below for how you can apply.
|Criteria||How to receive an application form|
|Child is named on their own Health Care Card||Please email email@example.com to receive an application form.|
|Child is currently residing in Victorian Care Services (Out-of-home care)|
|Temporary or provisional visa holders, undocumented migrants or international students.
|Please email Brotherhood of St Laurence at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more information and to receive an application form.|
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:
No, only expenses paid between 1 January 2021 and 9 July 2021 are eligible for Round 2 of the Get Active Kids Voucher Program.
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 be eligible to claim equipment or uniform and clothing expenses, you must first certify that you have incurred expenses within the specified eligible expenditure dates for membership or registration fees related to participation in an organised activity or program of an affiliated sport or active 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. Receipts and/or tax invoices must clearly demonstrate proof of payment to be eligible.
To be eligible to claim equipment or uniform and clothing expenses, you must firstly certify that you have incurred expenses within the specified eligible expenditure dates for membership or registration fees related to participation in an organised activity or program of an affiliated sport or active recreation club, association or activity provider.
Subject to availability, you can apply for up to two vouchers for each eligible child from 1 March 2021 to 15 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
|1 January 2021 2021 – 9 July 2021||31 May 2021 – 9 July 2021|
|9 July 2021 – 12 November 2021||4 Oct 2021 – 12 November 2021|
|12 November 2021 – 15 April 2022||7 March 2022 – 15 April 2022|
You can apply between 31 May 2021 to 9 July 2021.
You will receive an email confirming we have received your application.
When you click the ‘Apply Now’ button, you will be asked which card you will use for your application – a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card.
Select the correct card, and it will direct you to the relevant application form.
See to How to apply for further details.
You must enter the details exactly as it appears on your proof of identity documentation (Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care Card or Medicare card).
See the Identification Verification Trouble Shooting Guide for further details.
The application form requires a prefix format for your phone number.
You must replace the first 0 in your phone number with +61. No spaces, special characters or leading zeroes (e.g. you must enter the prefix format and delete the number zero.)
See our Application User Guide for further details.
We have a dedicated support team who will be able to assist you through this application process. Please contact our Call Centre on 1800 325 206, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm for assistance.
As part of your application, you are required to clearly show proof of payment of your expenses as well as the details of the local club/activity provider.
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: May 28, 2021 at: 7:25 am