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Uniforms & equipment

Uniforms and equipment can be reimbursed if they are needed for a current membership or registration.

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Use this guide to identify the kinds of uniforms and equipment that are required for participation in your child’s chosen sport or recreation activity. You can claim second-hand equipment or uniforms too. See How to apply to find out if you are eligible.

Adaptative Snowsports

Required Equipment

Helmet, on-snow equipment, i.e. skis, snowboards, sit-ski


Uniform

Warm underlayers based on weather, protective outerwear, i.e. jacket, pants and gloves, specific footwear for your on-snow equipment, goggles, preferably UV protective

Archery

Required Equipment

Armguards, finger tabs, bows, arrows, closed toe footwear


Uniform

Club shirts

Athletics/Children’s Athletics

Required Equipment

Running shoes


Uniform

Running shoes, club/competition uniform (top/t-shirt/singlet & shorts), socks, running cap/hat

Australian Rules Football (AFL)

Required Equipment

Helmets, mouthguard, religious/ cultural apparel (i.e. head coverings or long sleeve skins), gloves, socks, protective compression shorts, football, mouthguard


Uniform

Training shorts, playing shorts, club branded apparel (club jumper training singlet, shorts, trackpants, jacket), footy bag, sport specific footwear

Badminton including para badminton and air badminton

Required Equipment

Racquet, shuttlecock, badminton net and posts, indoor court shoe, racquet grip, badminton racquet string, airshuttle, sports wheelchair


Uniform

T-shirts, shorts, skirts, skorts, socks, tracksuits

Balloon Football / Netball

Required Equipment

Qualatex 3ft round orange or yellow balloons, set of Auskick goalposts, a squistle (hand operated whistle for officials)


Uniform

Netball bibs (or similar) to differentiate teams, all participants and supports must have enclosed footwear

Ballroom Dancing

Required Equipment

Ballroom shoes, Latin American shoes


Uniform

Competition outfits include skirts and tops, dresses, boys’ shirts and pants, competition dresses, men’s tail suits

Baseball

Required Equipment

Bats (in accordance with Baseball Australia Rules, this can be specific to juniors), glove (multiple options depending on player positions), helmets (multiple options, can be specific about Australian suppliers), arm guards, safety glasses (for children that wear prescription glasses to play), bags (large enough for transport of bats etc), catcher equipment (includes face, chest masks, face cages, knee and leg padding)


Uniform

Sport specific footwear, club-issued uniforms

Basketball

Required Equipment

Basketball


Uniform

Club based uniform and sport specific footwear

Biathlon

Required Equipment

Skis, rifle, harness and sling, ammunition, ski wax


Uniform

Gloves, helmet, sunglasses, ski thermal body suit, ski boots

Bicycle Motocross, Road and Track Cycling, Mountain Biking

Required Equipment

Bicycle, helmet, protective padding, protective clothing as required


Uniform

Club or event specific clothing for competition as required

Billiards and Snooker

Required Equipment

Cue


Uniform

Club/team uniform

Bocce

Required Equipment

Set of bocce balls


Uniform

Club uniform, footwear

Boxing

Required Equipment

Boxing gloves, hand wraps, mouth guards, head guards, equipment bag


Uniform

Shorts and singlets (both red and blue), boxing boots

Bushwalking

Required Equipment

Drink bottle, compass


Uniform

Hiking boots, t-shirt, pants, hat

Calisthenics

Required Equipment

Rods, clubs, foot thongs, therabands, yoga style mats, fitballs, jazz shoes and T-bars


Uniform

Club tracksuit, costumes x four, rehearsal dancewear and practise skirts

Climbing

Required Equipment

Rope, belay device, locking carabiners, non-locking carabiners, liquid chalk, runners (singles and doubles), helmet


Uniform

Gloves, footwear, shorts, t-shirt

Cricket

Required Equipment

Guards/pads – leg, thigh, chest, arm and abdominal, helmet, batting gloves and inners, wicket-keeping gloves and inners, cricket bat, cricket grip, cricket ball, cricket stumps, cricket bag, bowler’s marker


Uniform

All cricket club branded and Woolworths Cricket Blast playing and training apparel. Cricket specific apparel (white or coloured): trousers, playing and training top, vest, socks, cap, hat, shoes, white compression garments.

Croquet

Required Equipment

Mallet, hoops, pegs, balls


Uniform

Club uniform and sport specific footwear

Curling

Required Equipment

Helmet


Uniform

Warm clothing that is loose and comfortable, flat shoes with rubber soles

Dance (all styles)

Required Equipment

Tap mats, ballet bars, music storage, music equipment, towels, drink bottles, knee pads, elbow pads, helmets (break dancers), sports tape, turn boards, toe pads, all genders shoes, pointe shoes, ballet flats, dance flats, tap shoes, jazz shoes, dance sneakers, stage shoes, ballroom heels, Latin heels, (men’s) ballroom shoes, Cuban heel shoes, foot wraps, dance sandals


Uniform

Dance leotards, dance unitards, dance skirts,  dance tutus, dance pants, dance shorts, dance tops, dance jackets, dance underwear (including dance supports), dance knits, leggings, stockings, tights (all kinds), leg warmers, ballroom skirts, men’s – Latin dance trousers, men’s – standard dance trousers

Darts

Required Equipment

Darts, dartboard


Uniform

Club uniform

Diving

Required Equipment

Chamois, yoga mat, weight vests, exercise bands, foam rollers


Uniform

Swimwear, Diving Victoria tracksuit. Diving Victoria training shorts, Diving Victoria training t-shirt, Diving Victoria jumper, club based apparel

Dragon Boat

Required Equipment

Paddle, lifejacket


Uniform

Team jersey, shorts, bathers, gloves, hat

Eightball/Pool

Required Equipment

Cue


Uniform

Club based uniform

Equestrian

Required Equipment

Gloves, helmet, body/back protectors

Other: Saddles, bridles, bits, reins, saddle blankets, whip


Uniform

Riding boots, club uniform of riding top, jacket, polo shirt, tie (dependent on discipline), jodhpurs, riding pants

Fencing

Required Equipment

Chest protector, jacket, plastron, breeches (or sturdy pants), glove, mask, weapon (choice of three), body wire and/or lame (required for two), runners


Uniform

Not applicable

Figure Skating

Required Equipment

Figure skates and guards, gloves and helmets


Uniform

Tights and suitable long sleeved top or track suit

Flying Disc

Required Equipment

Soccer cleats/football boots, disc/Frisbee, drink bottle and sunscreen


Uniform

Uniforms are usually a light and a dark variation of a shirt with club design and a pair of shorts. Participants can choose to wear leggings or long sleeve tops underneath their uniform.

Football (Soccer)

Required Equipment

Shin guards, mouth guards, goalkeeper gloves, sunscreen


Uniform

Club issued t-shirt, shorts, socks, soccer boots, runners

Gliding

Required Equipment

Helmet, goggles, glide


Uniform

Not applicable

Golf

Required Equipment

Set of golf clubs, golf balls, golf bag


Uniform

Not applicable

Gridiron

Required Equipment

Helmet, shoulder pads, faceguards, gloves, mouthguard


Uniform

Club based uniform (jersey, pants), footwear

Gym and fitness programs

Required Equipment

Not applicable


Uniform

T-shirt, shorts, leggings, runners, gym towel

Gymnastics

Required Equipment

Grips, safety loops, ball, ribbon, clubs, hoop, rope, handstand blocks, wrist supports, magnesium chalk


Uniform

Tracksuit, leotards, longs, shorts, gym shoes, toe socks, aerobic shoes, aerobic tights

Handball

Required Equipment

Ball, knee and elbow pads, resin (wax)


Uniform

Uniform including t-shirt, shorts, footwear

Hang gliding and paragliding

Required Equipment

Helmet, goggles, glide


Uniform

Not applicable

Hockey

Required Equipment

Hockey stick, shin guards, mouth guard, runners


Uniform

Club uniforms include club/team top and socks

Ice Hockey

Required Equipment

Hockey skates, hockey sticks, helmet, gloves, elbow pads, shin/knee guards, shoulder pads/guards


Uniform

Hockey jersey, shorts and braces, long hockey socks

Indoor Sports

Required Equipment

See sport specific equipment lists


Uniform

Uniform – t-shirt, shorts

Judo

Required Equipment

Not applicable


Uniform

Judogi (Judo uniform)

Karate

Required Equipment

Mouth guard, shin and instep protectors, gloves, chest guard or groin guard


Uniform

Gi (karate uniform), belt

Kendo

Required Equipment

Bamboo sword (Shinai), Bogu (protective gear)


Uniform

Hakama/gi (uniform set)

Kung Fu

Required Equipment

Mouthguard, gloves


Uniform

Uniform – pants and jacket

Lacrosse

Required Equipment

Lacrosse stick, mouthguard, goggles, gloves, shin guards


Uniform

Club uniform including t-shirt, shorts, footwear

Lawn Bowls

Required Equipment

Bowls, shoes (flat soled – bowls specific), bag


Uniform

Socks, shorts, pants, polo shirt, jacket, hat

Life Saving

Required Equipment

Nipper cap, high visibility rash vest, goggles


Uniform

Bathers, club t-shirt

Modern Pentathlon

Required Equipment

Protective gloves, sous-plastron, mask, goggles, swim cap, riding boots


Uniform

Fencing jacket, breeches/jodhpurs, chest protector and sleeves, swimsuit

Motorcycling Riding

Required Equipment

Motorbike, helmet, gloves, boots, goggles/visor, leathers (full body) for road, pants and top for dirt, armour, knee guards


Uniform

Protective equipment must be worn at all times when participating in motorcycling sport

Motorsport

Required Equipment

Car, helmet, gloves, boots


Uniform

Protective equipment including fire suit

Multi-sport and recreation programs

Required Equipment

Football boots, cups for cricket, mouthguard for hockey, shin pads for soccer and hockey, wrist/knee/elbow guards for roller derby, racquets, roller boots, cricket bat


Uniform

Shorts, t-shirt, tracksuit pants, socks

Netball

Required Equipment

Size four or size five netball, ball pump, netball goal ring, netball bibs, netball shoes, whistle, strapping tape, sports gloves, drink bottle, sweat towel


Uniform

Netball dress, or shorts, or skirt, or skort, leggings, t-shirt or singlet, long sleeve top, sports socks, sports bra, sports underwear, sports briefs, hair ties

Orienteering

Required Equipment

Compass, sport ident stick (used for electronic timing), clue sheet holder


Uniform

Club based uniform and sport specific uniform

Outdoor Recreation/Outdoor Education

Required Equipment

Refer to activity specific equipment list


Uniform

Clothing, sleeping bag, personal toiletries

Outrigger Canoe Racing

Required Equipment

Oars, lifejacket


Uniform

Sun protective clothing, bathers, sunglasses, hat

Paddle activities including canoeing, kayaking

Required Equipment

Canoe, kayak, oars, paddles, lifejacket


Uniform

Sun protective clothing, bathers, sunglasses, hat

Parachuting

Required Equipment

Helmet, altimeter, goggles, parachute


Uniform

Club based uniform and protective clothing

Power Boat Racing

Required Equipment

Lifejacket, helmet


Uniform

Sun protective clothing/crew shirt, bathers, sunglasses, hat

Recreational Fishing

Required Equipment

Fishing rod, terminal tackle and bait, lures, hat, sturdy footwear, water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses


Uniform

Club long-sleeved polos and hats

Roller sports

Required Equipment

Helmet, roller skates, roller blades, protective gear including elbow and knee pads


Uniform

Club based uniform

Rowing

Required Equipment

Oars, rowing boat


Uniform

Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen

Rugby League

Required Equipment

Football boots, mouthguard, Rugby League headgear/headguard


Uniform

Playing jersey, playing shorts, playing socks

Rugby Union

Required Equipment

Rugby ball, boots, mouthguard, head gear (helmet), shoulder pads


Uniform

Jersey, shorts, socks, boots, training t-shirt, training shorts

Sailing

Required Equipment

Life jacket, buoyancy aid, helmet, waterproof gloves, waterproof boots


Uniform

Waterproof clothing and/or wetsuit

Shooting

Required Equipment

Firearm, ammunition, targets, shooting eyewear


Uniform

Club based uniform

Skateboarding

Required Equipment

Skateboard, protective gear including elbow protectors, knee protectors


Uniform

Not applicable

Snowsports

Required Equipment

Skis, snowboard


Uniform

Gloves, helmet, sunglasses, ski boots, weather specific clothing and footwear

Softball

Required Equipment

Ball, bat, gloves, protective gear including helmet, chest guards, face masks and knee sliders, bases


Uniform

Club shirt, pants, sliding shorts, hat and footwear

Speed Skating

Required Equipment

Speed skates (boots and blades), safety helmet, cutproof gloves, sharpening jig, sharpening stones


Uniform

Cut proof suits made from Kevlar/Lycra (typically custom made) in accordance with the International Skating Union (ISU) requirements

Squash and Racquetball

Required Equipment

Squash/Racquetball racquet, Squash/Racquetball balls, safety glasses, sport clothes and non-marking gum sole shoes/white soled sports shoes


Uniform

Activewear/light clothing that allows for the evaporation of sweat

Surfing

Required Equipment

Surfboard, wax, bathers, wetsuit


Uniform

Clothing such as a non-cotton t-shirt, non-cotton shorts or skirt and socks

Swimming

Required Equipment

Not applicable


Uniform

Bathers, goggles, swimming cap

Swimming lessons

Required Equipment

Not applicable


Uniform

Bathers, goggles, swimming cap

Synchronised Swimming

Required Equipment

Nose peg


Uniform

Bathers, goggles

Table Tennis

Required Equipment

Bat, ball, runners, bat cover, nets, posts, table


Uniform

Club uniform, sport specific footwear

Tennis

Required Equipment

Racquet, tennis balls, bag


Uniform

Club uniform, sport specific footwear

Tenpin Bowling

Required Equipment

Bowling ball


Uniform

Club uniform, sport specific footwear

Touch

Required Equipment

Ball, mouthguard


Uniform

Club based t-shirt, shorts, footwear

Triathlon

Required Equipment

Bicycle, bike helmet, running shoes, swim cap, goggles


Uniform

Swimsuit and/or triathlon suit for competition

Underwater Hockey

Required Equipment

Diving mask, fins, snorkel, puck, hockey stick


Uniform

Headgear, mouthguard, glove

Volleyball

Required Equipment

Ball


Uniform

Club uniform, sport specific footwear

Water Polo

Required Equipment

Ball, goal, netting


Uniform

Club based bathers, cap, goggles

Water skiing and Wakeboarding

Required Equipment

Lifejacket, wakeboard, water skis, gloves, ropes, boots, foils


Uniform

Bathers, helmet

Weightlifting

Required Equipment

Weightlifting belt, chalk


Uniform

Weightlifting footwear, singlet, shorts

Wheelchair Rugby

Required Equipment

Wheelchair gloves


Uniform

Club based uniform

Wrestling

Required Equipment

Helmet, knee guards, mouthguard


Uniform

Club uniform, sport specific footwear

Last updated: March 10, 2021 at: 1:23 pm