Every child should have the opportunity to play community sports
I will be introducing the ACT Active Kids program, based on NSW Active Kids. School-enrolled children will be eligible to receive a $150 voucher towards club registration/membership for community sport, including dance.
Almost every other state or territory in Australia supports their children in joining a community sports team. It’s about time we do too.
Parents or guardians will be able to apply for a voucher for each eligible student in their family. Voucher will be able to be used for registration, participation or membership costs with an approved Active Kids provider.
This initiative will tie in to improvements to local sports and recreation facilities in Yerrabi. The aim is to foster a love of sport, and active lifestyles.
Encouraging children to try out team sports can set them up for a healthier lifestyle. Families often face financial barriers when deciding if their children will be able to participate in community sports. This initiative will make it easier to make that choice.
- Introduce the ACT Active Kids program
- Upgrade local sports facilities in Taylor, Nicholls, and Hall (read more)