NSW Parents: Government’s FREE $100 for Your Child

With a new initiative, the NSW Government is giving you vouchers of up to $100 to spend on creative programmes for your children.

These NSW ‘Creative Kids’ vouchers are available for parents, guardians and carers with children between the ages of 4.5 and 18. Wondering whether you’re eligible, or how to use your voucher? We’ve put this guide together to help answer your top questions.

If you’re wondering how to apply for a Creative Kids voucher, check out our helpful guide which walks you through each step of the process.

Am I eligible for a Creative Kids voucher?

If you have a school-enrolled child aged 4.5-18 years, they may be eligible for a Creative Kids voucher. One voucher is available each year per eligible child.

What activities can you use a Creative Kids voucher for?

Creative Kids vouchers can be used for visual arts, creative industries, literary and linguistic arts, performing arts, cultural programs and more. Just make sure the company you book/purchase with is a registered Creative Kids provider.

What activities aren’t allowed with Creative Kids?

Creative Kids vouchers can only be used with approved programmes. Ineligible activities include cookery classes, gaming, gardening, gymnastic, aerobic dance, martial arts, pole dancing, physical culture and yoga.

Where do I go to claim my Creative Kids voucher?

Apply for a Creative Kids voucher through the Service NSW website or app. Under the ‘Services’ menu, select ‘Creative Kids’. You will need to complete a short application to verify that your child is eligible before you receive the voucher.

When can I get a new Creative Kids voucher?

You can apply for a new Creative Kids voucher each calendar year for each eligible child until 2022.