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Better Ageing Fitness Development Subsidy Program

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Instructions to Applicants

Better Ageing Fitness Development Subsidy Program

This form is for applicants to the Better Ageing Fitness Development Subsidy Program

General eligibility criteria and information and requirements are found on the Subsidy Program Website here. All applicants are strongly encouraged to review this page before proceeding.

 
The application period is open from 25 November 2019 to 30 June 2020. Applications will be accepted during this time and assessed throughout this period based on the following closing dates:
  • 4:00pm on 31 January 2020 
  • 4:00pm on 17 April 2020
  • 4.00pm on 30 June 2020
 
Overview & Objectives
 

City of Parramatta Council has been awarded a grant from Sport Australia’s Move it AUS - Better Ageing Grant Program to improve the overall health and wellbeing of older Australians (aged 65 and over) by increasing their physical activity levels. To achieve this a Subsidy Program is available to fund the professional development costs of Sport, Fitness and Exercise Professionals who want to engage with the Older Adult population.

The objectives of the Subsidy Program are to:

  • increase the number of people who are qualified to deliver health and fitness classes to older adults
  • increase of the number of fitness providers who are bi- or multilingual and their capacity to work with older adults
  • offer a wider range of fitness and wellbeing activities for older adults in their communities

Two tracks are available under the Subsidy Program- the 50% Track and the 100% Track.

  • 50% Track; Under this track 50% of the professional development course will be funded.
  • 100% Track; Under this track 100% of the professional development course will be funded and the applicant will be required to facilitate at least one free activity session, applying the newly acquired knowledge, under the Active Parramatta Fitness Program.

Getting Support

Contact us at recreation@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au and quote your application number.