Wynnum Vikings is Registered for Get Started!

Get Started – Wynnum Vikings AFL is Registered!

 

Get Started is a funding initiative of the Queensland Government which is to assist children and young people join a sport or recreation club.  Eligible children and young people can apply for a voucher valued up to $150 (GST exclusive), which can be redeemed at a registered sport or recreation club.  There is a limit of one voucher per child/young person per year.  The vouchers are valid for 3 months only from issue date.

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Children and young people, from the age of 5 up to and including 17, who hold or whose parent, carer or guardian holds a Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card and who are residents of Queensland;
  • Other children or young people identified by two referral agents (such as a police officer, police liaison officer, local councillor, council youth development officer, school teacher, school principal; school guidance/career counsellor).

 

Important Information

  • The funding will be distributed in 2 rounds each year on a first come/first serve basis.  Once the allocation for each round is exhausted, the program will close and no further vouchers will be offered for that round.  The program will open for 2 rounds each year until 2015.
  • Round 1 applications open 15/1/13 and close 15/4/13. 
  • Round 2 applications open 15/7/13 and close 15/10/13.
  • If the Club membership fees are more than $150, the parent/guardian/carer would be required to pay the difference.  If the Club membership fees are less than $150, the balance is not redeemable in cash or as payment for individual items to participate in the activity (e.g. jerseys, boots etc).
  • You will still need to complete and comply with the sport or recreation club’s registration process.

 

How to get a Voucher

  • Visit www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/getinthegame;  click on Club Locator where you will see that  Wynnum Vikings AFL Club has successfully been registered.
  • Once the Applications open, you can apply for a voucher online by entering your details and the eligible child/young person’s details, including a Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card number OR a referral agent’s details. 
  • If you are eligible, a voucher with a unique reference number will be generated and emailed to you.  Print the voucher and bring it to Wynnum Vikings AFL Club (prior to the expiry date) to receive up to $150 (GST exclusive) off the Club’s membership fees.

 

Need Further Information?

If you require additional information regarding Get Started, please contact the local Sport & Recreation Services Advisor on 1300 656 191 or visit www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/getinthegame




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