$100 Sports Vouchers for children aged 5 to 15 years.
A Government of South Australia initiative
administered by the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing.
The Naracoorte & District Hockey Association is a registered provider for Sports Vouchers.
Some individual clubs are also registered providers, please check with your club executive to confirm provider status.
The sports voucher program has expanded to provide an opportunity for students aged children from Reception to Year 9 to receive up to a $100 discount on sports membership registration fees. From the start of 2022, children aged 5 to 15 years old (inclusive) will be eligible for a Sports Voucher (year of birth 2007 to 2017).
How does the program work?
There are currently two methods of claiming a voucher. The method depends on the provider’s system. Some providers have online registrations where claiming the voucher has been integrated into their systems, while some providers offer a refund option instead.
If the provider does not have the voucher integrated into their online registrations, you’ll need to download a copy of the voucher. Once completed, take the voucher to your approved provider to receive a discount on the fees when you register.
Providers access the secure Voucher Portal to redeem vouchers and receive reimbursement.
The Sports Voucher can only be redeemed at one provider per calendar year. If the total membership fee is less than the voucher amount ($100) then this is the maximum amount that the provider can claim (eg: if the registration fee is $80, the provider can only claim $80 and the child will forgo the remaining $20 of the voucher).
Request to use your Sports Voucher
Let your registered provider know that you want to use your Sports Vouchers entitlement to discount $100 from their membership fee.
You must then provide all the required details** to the provider. The critical piece of information is your child’s eleven (11) digit Medicare number or Australian visa number. The two most common ways to give your child’s details to the club are:
- filling out a Sports Voucher
- or through the providers own online registration system (if available)
After you have provided all the details necessary to receive a voucher, the provider must reduce their membership fee by up to $100. You must then pay the remaining balance.
The preferred method is to provide the discount to membership fees at the time of payment (eg: membership fees are $200, the parent will pay $100 and the provider will claim the remaining $100 from the Sports Vouchers team). Some providers are unable to offer a discount upfront at the time of registration so in these instances, the parent pays the full membership fee and is refunded the $100 once the provider has received reimbursement from the Sports Vouchers team.