Thanks to the Victorian Government, your child could be eligible for up to $200 to support their involvement in sport and recreation activities, including swimming lessons here at Mildura Waves.

The Get Active Kids Voucher Program helps eligible families by reimbursing the cost of membership and registration fees, uniforms and equipment for affiliated sports with applications now open.

To help your family access these vouchers we’ve put together the key information needed for you, with full details of the program available at:

Who can apply?
To apply for a Get Active Kids voucher you must be:

  • the parent or legal guardian, temporary foster or kinship carer of an eligible child, and;
  • the holder of a valid Australian Government Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card with named dependants.

Each child/dependant you apply for must be:

  • aged 4 to 18 years
  • a resident in Victoria
  • named on a current Australian Government Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, and
  • named on a valid Australian Government Medicare card.

If you don’t meet the above criteria you may still be eligible for special consideration, with further information available at:

What costs can be reimbursed?
The following is a guide only based on some of the key fees and items needed to participate in eligible activities:

Sport / Activity Covered Items
Swimming Lessons ·       Lesson Fees

·       Equipment such as bathers, goggles, swimming cap

Swimming ·       Registration/membership fees

·       Equipment such as bathers, goggles, swimming cap

A full list of affiliated sports and eligible items is available at:


I have multiple children; can I apply for more than one voucher?

You can apply for multiple children/dependants by submitting separate application forms, with up to $200 available per application.

What information do I need to apply?

  • Your name and address
  • The name of your child you are claiming for
  • Healthcare card or Pensioner card number
  • Bank account details (where the voucher monies will be paid directly into)
  • Medicare number and reference number for the child you are claiming for
  • Invoices and/or receipts as proof of purchase or copy of payment plan agreement to attach to your claim

 If you need assistance with obtaining a copy of any invoices or receipts for costs incurred at one of our facilities, please call our friendly team on (03) 5018 7500.

How do I apply?
You must first pay for any item/s you are seeking reimbursement for, before applying to have up to $200 of the cost reimbursed to you. There are specific purchase and claim periods to be aware of as outlined below:

Round Eligible Expense Dates

(When you spend the money)

Claim Periods

(When you can claim the voucher)

2 11 April 2021 – 11 July 2021 31 May 2021 – 11 July 2021
3 11 July 2021 – 14 November 2021 4 October 2021 – 14 November 2021
4 14 November 2021 – 17 April 2022 7 March 2022 – 17 April 2022

To apply, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit
  2. Select ‘Apply Now’ – This will redirect you to the Victorian Government’s Grants Portal
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts to register your details and complete the application

 For further information visit: