Learn to Swim Vouchers
The NSW Government has committed $44 million in the 2021-22 Budget over the next two years to ensure children will be safer around water.
The $44 million program will make a $100 voucher for swimming lessons available to every pre-school child aged three to six in NSW, to be commence from January 2022.
Similar to the Active Kids program, vouchers will be redeemed at registered providers. Full details about the program will be released prior to the voucher launch in January.
Parents and providers can register their details below to be notified when further information is available.
Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund
Community sport facilities across NSW will receive a $200 million injection following the announcement of a new Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund in the 2021-22 Budget.
The two-year Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund will invest in new or upgraded multi-sport facilities across the State to provide more opportunities for people to play sport and be healthy and active.
The Multi-Sport Community Facility Fund will be a grants-based program with $100 million available in 2021-22 and $100 million available in 2022-23.
The Fund will invest in new or upgraded sport facilities in partnership with local government and sporting organisations.
The NSW Government will provide more details on how to apply and the Fund Guidelines in the coming months.
To be notified about the release of guidelines, please register your details via the link below.
Centre of Excellence Fund
The NSW Government will establish a two-year $150 million Centre of Excellence Fund to support the development of integrated high-performance sporting facilities as part of the 2021-22 NSW Budget.
Aligned to the state-wide sports infrastructure plan, the Centre of Excellence Fund is a key sporting initiative of the Budget, aimed at improving talent pathways and community engagement for sporting codes.
Up to $75 million will be available in 2021-22 and $75 million available in 2022-23.
The NSW Government will provide more details on how to apply and the Fund guidelines in the coming months.
To receive updates about the Centre of Excellence Fund, please register your details via the link below.
Supporting our Current and Future Champions
The NSW Budget will enable continued support to performance pathways and for elite athletes, coaches and officials, with $21.4 million over four years allocated to the NSW Institute of Sport, the NSW Government's lead agency for high performance sport, in addition to ongoing funding of $10 million over four years for the Regional Academies of Sport network.
Surf Club Facility Program
$8 million in additional funding has been allocated to the Surf Club Facility Program, meaning a total of $16 million will be available support the upgrade, restoration, or construction of surf life saving facilities over the next four years (2021-22 to 2024-25).
Applications for the next round of funding for this program will open later in 2021.