KidSport helps Western Australian children take part in community sport and swimming lessons.
KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to 18 years to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $300 per financial year towards club fees.
All Western Australian children aged 5 to 18 with a valid Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card.
Changes to the KidSport program were announced on 22 August 2023, with the KidSport policy updated to include:
- increase to $300 funding per eligible child, per financial year
- uniforms and equipment included in the program
- easier access to KidSport for asylum seekers, refugees, humanitarian entrants, and children in care.