Junior Sport Travel Assistance Program

Fund overview

The Cockburn Junior Sport Travel Assistance program helps young local athletes by providing financial assistance for travel to state, national or international competitions.

Eligibility criteria

To apply for assistance under this program, applicants must:
  • Be travelling more than 100km outside the City of Cockburn
  • Have been selected by the State, national or international sporting body to represent Western Australia or Australia:
    • A clear selection process entitling the person to represent the State or national body must be demonstrated; and
    • A letter of selection from that State or national body must accompany the application.
  • Be a resident of the City of Cockburn
  • Be aged 21 years or younger as of the competition closing date.

Funding amount and details

You can receive up to a maximum of $400 for financial assistance for travel to state, national or internatioal competitions.

When and how to apply

Applications are accepted throughout the year across four rounds. The closing dates for the rounds are the first Friday of March, June, September and December. A new round opens when the previous one has closed.

To apply:

  1. Check you are eligible and read the limitations and conditions below
  2. Submit your application through the link below.

Apply for Junior Sport Travel Assistance Program

Limitations and conditions

  • Successful applicants will only be eligible for the Junior Sport Travel Assistance program once in any 12-month period. For example, if you receive funding in the March round of the program, you will not be eligible for funding again until the next March round.
  • Applications must be made prior to the closing dates for each round.
  • Application for assistance may be made up to three months before the date of travel.
  • Retrospective applications will not be accepted.

More information and contact

Please contact the City’s Club Development Officer on 08 9411 3444 or at [email protected]



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Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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