Welcome to the Club's Corner

Your Community Development Officers Kirsten Perrin and Isabelle Draffehn are here to provide support to local sport and recreation clubs in their short and long-term development. They will provide clubs with:

  • Regular club development information;
  • Relevant club development training, education, information workshops/programs and opportunities;
  • Assist clubs to improve their governance and management practices through development of club plans, policies and procedures; and
  • Funding Opportunities.

Also if you have athletes 13 - 21 yrs who are travelling to represent the region, state or nation, click here for the Athlete Travel Subsidy Guidelines.

Please feel free to contact Kirsten or Isabelle if you have any questions. Contact details are:

Community Development Officer
Shire of Plantagenet
PO Box 48
Mount Barker WA 6324
Ph: 08 9892 1129
Fax: 08 9892 1100
Email: cdo@sop.wa.gov.au

The Shire of Plantagenet has registered with the Department of Sport and Recreation to provide KidSport for our Shire. KidSport will enable eligible families to access up to $150.00 per child per year to cover club membership fees, getting more children into sport and supporting the future of local sporting clubs. Recent changes to the KidSport program in 2018 include:

  • The total funding available per KidSport child in a calendar year is now $150.
  • All approved vouchers now have a 90 day expiry from time of approval. Expired vouchers can be reapplied for by the applicant if in the appropriate calendar year.
  • Sport and Recreation (WA) is trialing direct payment to clubs for 76 local government areas across the state.
  • Key changes to club eligibility (current clubs have until 30 November 2018 to comply with the new eligibility criteria).

The criteria for becoming a KidSport kid are:

  • You must be aged 5 to 18 years.
  • You must be named on a valid Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, with your individual Centrelink Client Reference Number (CRN) clearly displayed on the uploaded card.
  • Applicants not listed on a valid concession card need to meet one of the new KidSport Financial ExceptionsIf you meet an exception you can apply for KidSport through a KidSport Financial Assessor.
  • Your primary place of residense must be in the Shire of Plantagenet. 
  • Registration must be for a KidSport approved club. Search through Find a Club.

By becoming a KidSport Kid, you will join 24,000 other KidSport participants across the State!

Applicants can apply online through the Sport and Recreation website.

Information for clubs 

To be an eligible KidSport club, a club needs to deliver a recognised sport and be either a community sport club, incorporated organisation, business, school or Parents and Citizens Association that meet the mandatory criteria. 

All new clubs seeking recognition as a KidSport club are required to meet the club eligibility criteria, effective from 1 January 2018. 

The eligibility criteria and FAQ's can be located on the KidSport website  

If you would like some support from the Community Development Officers about KidSport or other club related matter, please don't hesitate to contact Kirsten or Isabelle.

For More Information

The Shire of Plantagenet Administration Centre is located in Lowood Road Mount Barker, 359km south of Perth and 50km north of Albany on Albany Highway.
Click Here to make a General Enquiry

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 4.15pm
Phone (08) 9892 1111
Fax: (08) 9892 1100
Email: info@sop.wa.gov.au

22-24 Lowood Road
(PO Box 48)
Mount Barker WA 6324