2018 Active Kids Rebate FAQ
Some of you might be aware that starting from 31 January 2018, the NSW Government will allocate $207 million over four years to establish Active Kids.
Active Kids is a program to help NSW families meet the cost of getting their kids into sport and active fitness and recreation activities.
Who is eligible to claim the voucher?
Every child (4.5 – 18 years’ old) enrolled in school from Kindergarten to Year 12 will be eligible for an Active Kids Voucher. This includes those who are home-schooled or enrolled in secondary school education at TAFE NSW.
It will not be means tested and one voucher will be available for every child in the family annually over the next four years.
There will be no limits on the number of applications per family, as long as every child is enrolled in school.
How do you download a voucher?
From 31 January 2018, parents/guardians/carers with legal responsibility of an eligible child resident in NSW will be able to download a voucher from an online platform. The platform will be run by Service NSW and can be accessed through this website.
When you get to Service NSW website simply create or login to your MyServiceNSW Account. Complete an Active Kids application through your MyServiceNSW Account. You will receive a voucher with a unique ID number for each child you register (available to download, print and email.
When will registration be open at Rockdale Raiders?
Rockdale Raiders will be waiting waiting until the program launches to open their registrations ie Registrations for Under 6 to under 13 teams will start from the 31st Jan 2018. For All Age teams, coaches and RTO registration will be open from the 12th Jan.
What do I do after I got my voucher?
After you obtain the Voucher Code from Service NSW, head to MyFootballClub to register. At the invoice screen you will see the option to enter in your Active Kids Voucher Code. The system will automatically validate this code and you will receive your discount if you have entered a valid code.