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Government Sport Vouchers

Are you looking to find out more about FairPlay Government Sport Vouchers?

FairPlay is an initiative under the Queensland Government’s Activate! Queensland 2019-2029 strategy to support regular participation in physical activity, by reducing the cost for children and young people from low income families.

Who is eligible for the FairPlay Government Sport Vouchers?

Get Started Government Sport Vouchers

Parents, carers or guardians can apply for a voucher valued up to $150 for their child/young person. These vouchers can be used towards the cost of membership, registration and/or participation fees for eligible activities with registered physical activity providers.

FairPlay will replace the Get Started Vouchers program. Support will also be available for Queensland families who struggle with the cost of regular participation, but have not previously met the eligibility criteria for a voucher.

Opening dates

Applications will be available in 2 rounds per year from July 2019.

Round 1 of FairPlay will open for applications on 31 July 2019.

Referral agents

Registered referral agents assist families in genuine financial need to access FairPlay vouchers.

If you have previously been approved as a referral agent for the Get Started Vouchers program, you do not need to re-register for FairPlay. The government will contact existing providers with further information about Round 1 of FairPlay.

All new referral agents will need to complete an online registration for FairPlay.

Find out more

More information about FairPlay will become available online before Round 1 opens on 31 July 2019.

If you have questions:

Get Started Government Sport Vouchers

What Sport and Recreation Clubs are participating?

There is an extensive list of clubs that accept the vouchers – from abseiling to wrestling – all over Queensland. More are being added all the time. For a full list of the clubs, which you can sort by postcode and/or sport, click here.

Using the FairPlay Government Sport Vouchers

Once you have determined that your chosen club accepts the vouchers and you have received your voucher, you then must present the voucher to your chosen club.

  • Ensure the club is on the list as one that accepts the vouchers
  • Present to the club at time of registration and before the expiry date
  • The voucher will cover the costs of membership and/or participation up to the value of $150. You will be expected to cover any costs outside of that figure. 

Am I eligible for the FairPlay Vouchers?

To find out if your family is eligible for the FairPlay Vouchers make contact using the above information. 

Remember, vouchers are issued on a first come first served basis and there are a limited number of vouchers allocated per round. Once they run out, there are no further vouchers, so get in quick!

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