North West Travel Subsidy

North West Travel Subsidy aims to assist young athletes from the North West with travel costs.

The North West Travel Subsidy (NWTS) aims to encourage participation in identified sport and active recreation activities for athletes living in the regions of the Kimberley, Pilbara and Gascoyne and other remote locations within the Mid West and Goldfields regions.

Eligibility

  • not-for-profit community organisations involved in the conduct of sport or active recreation
  • applications must be made by an organisation for either individual or team funding
  • applicants must reside within a designated region
  • eligibility is limited to athletes aged 13 to 18 years* who reside within recognised regions for this scheme and represent their sport or active recreation club or association. 

*In certain circumstances, the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) may consider athletes outside of this age-band on a case-by-case basis.

Guidelines

Refer to the guidelines for more information before applying.

North West Travel Subsidy guidelines

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Project start/event dates Category
Year-round Always open 1
  • Individual (Gascoyne to Perth)
  • Individual (Gascoyne inter-regional)
  • Individual (Pilbara inter-regional)
  • Individual (Pilbara to Perth)
  • Individual (Kimberley to Perth)
  • Individual (Kimberley inter-regional)
  • Individual (other regional remote locations)
  • Team (Gascoyne to Perth)
  • Team (Gascoyne inter-regional)
  • Team (Pilbara to Perth)
  • Team (Pilbara inter-regional)
  • Team (Kimberley to Perth)
  • Team (Kimberley inter-regional)
  • Team (other regional remote locations)

Funding overview

Always open

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Individual (Gascoyne inter-regional): Up to $600 per person
  • Individual (Gascoyne to Perth): Up to $600 per person
  • Individual (Kimberley inter-regional): Up to $600 per person
  • Individual (Kimberley to Perth): Up to $800 per person
  • Individual (other regional remote locations): Up to $600 per person
  • Individual (Pilbara inter-regional): Up to $600 per person
  • Individual (Pilbara to Perth): Up to $700 per person
  • Team (Gascoyne inter-regional): Up to $2000 per sport
  • Team (Gascoyne to Perth): Up to $2000 per sport
  • Team (Kimberley inter-regional): Up to $2000 per sport
  • Team (Kimberley to Perth): Up to $2500 per sport
  • Team (other regional remote locations): Up to $2000 per sport
  • Team (Pilbara inter-regional): Up to $2000 per sport
  • Team (Pilbara to Perth): Up to $2300 per sport

More information

To discuss your event, competition or sport development opportunity or to obtain assistance to complete your application, please contact your regional office.

Gascoyne office

15 Stuart Street, Carnarvon WA 6701
PO Box 140, Carnarvon WA 6701
Telephone 61 8 9941 0900
Telephone 0414 606 701

Goldfields office

Suite 1, 349-353 Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie WA 6430
PO Box 1036, Kalgoorlie WA 6430
Telephone 61 8 9022 5800

Kimberley office (Broome)

Unit 2B, 23 Coghlan Street, Broome WA 6725
PO Box 1476, Broome WA 6725
Telephone 61 8 9195 5749

Kimberley office (Kununurra)

Kununurra Youth Hub, Rod Hodnett Drive, Kununurra WA 6743
PO Box 1476, Broome  WA  6725
Telephone 61 8 9195 5750

Mid West office

Level 1, 268-270 Foreshore Drive, Geraldton WA 6530
PO Box 135, Geraldton WA 6531
Telephone 61 8 9956 2100

Pilbara office

Karratha Leisureplex, Dampier Highway, Karratha WA 6714
PO Box 941, Karratha WA 6714
Telephone 61 8 9182 2100
Page reviewed 12 July 2021