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Shortland Local Sporting Champions

Applications Close 30 June 2020

The Local Sporting Champions program is an Australian Government initiative designed to provide financial assistance for young people aged 12-18 towards the cost of

  • travel,
  • accommodation,
  • uniforms or equipment when competing and
  • coaching or officiating at an official national sporting organisation (NSO) endorsed state, national or international sporting championships or a School Sport Australia state or national championships.

The $500-$700 grants are designed to help athletes, coaches and officials achieve their sporting goals.

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