Kidsport – A State and Local Government Initiative Subsidy Program

Sport and Recreation WA partnered with the City of Mandurah offering Families an subsidy up to $150 towards their child’s registration and sporting fees.

KidSport applications are available online if you hold a valid Health Care or Pensioner Concession card.  

The City of Mandurah now has a tablet on a stand situated at the Recreation Services desk in the main Administration Building at 3 Peel Street that can be also used to submit online applications.  A valid Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card must be photographed by the tablet whilst the application form is being completed.

For all KidSport enquiries contact the Recreation Services Team on 9550 3601 or email


Eligible criteria

  • Applicants must be between the age of 5 and 18 years
  • Applicant must have a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card OR meet one of the four KidSport Financial Exceptions.
  • Applicants must be currently residing in the Local Government area they are applying for.

What Else?

  • Funding will cover the cost of fees to join the nominated sport or recreation club
  • Maximum of up to $150 per child per calendar year.
  • Fees are only for the nominated registered season
  • No retrospective fees will be paid.
  • No limitation to the number of applications per family as long as the eligibility criteria for each child is met.

KidSport Financial Assessors

KidSport Financial Assessors are professional employees at agencies who provide support services for families. They will assess a family's financial situation against the four KidSport Financial Exceptions and submit a KidSport application, to the Department, on their behalf.

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