Get Started—Funding

Get Started – Funding to help kids participate

Get Started: A voucher of up to $150 is available for eligible youth aged 5–18 who cannot afford to be part of a sport or recreation club. You can use the voucher at a club registered with the Get Started Program. Get Started assists children and young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club.
Eligible children and young people are provided with a voucher of up to $150 to help pay for club membership and/or participation fees. The vouchers can be redeemed at a sport or recreation club registered with the program.
Applying: Parents, Guardians and Carers
Round 11 opens for voucher applications 24 January  2018.
  • Vouchers applications close 11 May 2018 or earlier if all available vouchers are allocated.
All eligible children and young people in receipt of a voucher in 2018 are eligible to reapply for a voucher in 2018.
You need a QGrants account to apply for a voucher. You must use your personal email address and personal QGrants account to apply for a voucher. If a club’s or friend’s QGrants account is used, the club will not be able to redeem the voucher.
You can register for a QGrants account at any time. If you do not already have a QGrants account, we encourage you to register for an account prior to the next voucher release in early 2018.
Round 11 opens at 10am on Wednesday 24 January 2018.
Important dates
The following dates apply for round 11 to 16 of the program.
Applications Open
Applications close or
(earlier if fully allocated)
Vouchers expire must be
( presented to a registered club by)
Round 11 24-Jan-18 11-May-18 25-May-18
Round 12  25-Jul-18  16-Novt-18 30-Nov-18
Round 13 ?-Jan-19 ?-May-19 ?-May-19
Round14 ?-Jul-19 ?-Nov-19 ?-Nov-19
Round15 ?-Jan-20 ?-May-20 ?-May-20
Round16 ?-Jul-20 ?-Nov-20? ?-Nov-20
*Note: The round may close earlier if all available vouchers allocated for that round are issued prior to the advertised closing date.
What funding is available?
A maximum of $150 per voucher is available to help pay
the cost of sport or recreation membership and/or participation fees1.
Who can apply?
Children and young people from the age of five and under the age of 18 who are residents of Queensland and:
  • hold or whose parent, guardian or carer holds a Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
  • Other children or young people identified by two referral agents
*The eligibility criteria are applied at the time of application.
IKD-Karate-Australia invites you to participate in this Come and Try Day activity for the Get Started Program. The IKD-Australia began a new strategic initiative targeted at supporting the community/ youth through sport and recreation.
IKD-Karate-Australia is enrolled in the Get Started Program. We will run a Come and Try day to launch our Get Started programm on Monday February 5th, 3.30pm – 5.00pm. Training will be held at our newly renovated dojo.
The Come and Try day is a Program that provides ongoing support to the community. Therefore the Come and Try day Program is free for anyone who wants to enjoy sport, especially karate. The aim of the Come & Try Day is for people to have fun, meet new people and learn more about the Karate and our IKD-Karate-Australia organization.
For more information or if you need help to apply please contact info@ikdkarateaustralia.com.au or call on 0403 103 076.
Upcoming Events
  • 19/02/2018 3:30 pmTraining Time @ Gympie Dojo
  • 21/02/2018 3:30 pmTraining Time @ Gympie Dojo
  • 23/02/2018 3:30 pmTraining Time @ Gympie Dojo
  • 24/02/2018QKA Events Table Official/Marshal course
  • 25/02/2018AFMA Tournament "Elite Youth Competition"
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