KID SPORT FUNDING

KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5-18 years old, the ability to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance towards club fees, compulsory uniforms and equipment costs. KidSport applications are available online at this link here.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant must be 5-18 years old

  • Applicant must have a Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card OR
    Meet one of the financial exceptions (more information here)

  • Applicants place of residence must be in the local government area they are applying to

Other information:

  • Funding will cover the cost of fees to join the nominated sport or recreation club (this may include other club-related costs, such as equipment and uniform as identified by the club and approved by the local government).

  • Maximum of up to $200 per child per calendar year

  • Fees are only for the nominated registered season

  • No retrospective fees will be paid

  • No limitation to the number of applicants per family as long as the eligibility criteria for each child is met

Upon approval of your application, you will be issued with a unique code. This needs to be advised to the club when registering. The club invoices the local government of the player on the condition that the local council approved the relevant player's voucher.

 

Please contact your local council for more information and help to obtain an approval. Information can also be found on the WA Department of Sport and Recreation KidSport website and relevant council areas websites.