Subsidised Flying - QLD
QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT’S GET STARTED PROGRAM
The Queensland Government runs a funding scheme to get more young people involved in sport and recreation at the grassroots level. The Get Startedportion of this scheme provides funding to assist young people, particularly those who can least afford it, in joining a sport or recreation club.
More information is available on the Queensland Government Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing website.
YOUNG ATHLETES TRAVEL SUBSIDY
The Queensland Government offers a retrospective travel subsidy for athletes competing at a state, national or international level. This is offered to those under 18 at the beginning of the event.
More information is available on the Queensland Government website.
DARLING DOWNS SOARING CLUB
DDSC has established a programme that provides scholarships of up to $500 for people aged between 14 and 25, who wish to undertake gliding training, or further their gliding skills with DDSC.
More information is available on the DDSC website.
BUNDABERG SOARING CLUB
The Bundaberg Soaring Club offers multiple incentives to young people:
- $65 annual membership for high school students
- $10 launches for high school students
- $0.50 per minute glider hire for high school students
- Regular juniors weekends with the AAFC and AAL
- Assistance with transport to the airfield when required
More information is available on the Bundaberg Soaring Club website.