Published on November 29, 2018 1:58 am, by Jen Bakker
From January 2018, NSW families have been able to access a $100 voucher per child (5-17 years) to contribute to sporting, fitness or active recreation activities.
Starting January 2019, NSW families will also be able to access a $100 voucher to contribute to creative activities. This could include participation or tuition fees for activities such as music lessons, language class, coding and digital as well visual and performing arts.
Eligibility for these vouchers is not means tested. Every child that is a NSW resident enrolled in school, is between the ages of 4.5 and 18 years, and holds a current Medicare Card is eligible.
Starting 1 January 2019, parents will be able to access both the $100 Active Kids voucher and the $100 Creative Kids Rebate each year for every school-aged child.
The Active Kids Voucher can be applied for through Service NSW. You will need to have a Service NSW account and your child’s Medicare Details.
From January 1, 2019 the Creative Kids voucher can also be applied for through Service NSW. You will need to have a Service NSW account and your child’s Medicare Details. You can also find out more information about eligible & ineligible activities at Service NSW.
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