All the NSW Vouchers to Get Excited About

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Even though lockdown is a distant memory for some, plenty of NSW communities are still clawing back from one of the most topsy-turvy, turbulent times we hope we'll never have to experience again in this lifetime.

Luckily, NSW has rolled up their sleeves and dolled out a number of vouchers to help residents reinstate some sense of normality and inject some much-needed spending into the economy. From dining out vouchers to accommodation discounts and even a "thank you for homeschooling", there are a number of NSW vouchers up for grabs for NSW families, so get ready to enjoy some free cash!

NSW Vouchers to Get Excited About

Sydney CBD Friday Voucher Program

The newest voucher program in NSW to encourage the community to get back into the CBD and support small businesses is called the Sydney CBD Friday program

Full details of the program are yet to be revealed but rumour has it that 500,000 NSW residents will receive 4 x $25 vouchers to spend at dining and entertainment venues in the CBD on Fridays. Watch this space!

First Lap Learn to Swim Voucher

If you've got little ones currently learning how to swim (or keen to get in the water), you can save $100 off the cost of their swimming lessons. The First Lap Learn to Swim Voucher will be available until 30 June 2022 and applies to parents/guardians with children aged three to six to put towards the cost of swimming lessons. 

Dine & Discover Vouchers Extended

If you haven't already used your Dine & Discover Vouchers, you're about to enjoy $350 of dining and discovering in NSW. In a bid to ensure the NSW economy can recover quickly in the wake of the extended lockdown, Mr Perrottet has announced that households will receive an extra $250 in vouchers, which can be used towards accommodation or the 'discover' component of the Dine & Discover scheme. 

The vouchers will be made available through Service NSW until 30 June 2022 for any families who had school-aged children in 2021. The $250 will be split into five $50 vouchers, which can be spent on recreation and accommodation, but not dining.

In addition to funding the NSW economy once again, the vouchers are a token to say thank you to all the families throughout NSW who homeschooled during the extended Delta lockdown - boy do we deserve it! 

Back-to-School Vouchers for NSW Parents

"Thank you for homeschooling". Yes, we heard it too! NSW Premier, Dominic Perrotett announced that NSW families will receive an extra $250 in vouchers for homeschooling our kids during the pandemic - hooray!

The $500 Back-to-School Vouchers will be available for all NSW parents until 30 September 2022 to support parents paying for Before- and After-School Care (BASC) as they return to the workforce. 

Parents and carers will be able to apply for the $500 vouchers through Service NSW from 28 February 2022. All parents and carers will be able to apply for one voucher per primary-school-aged child that is in their care. 

Stay & Rediscover Voucher

Another boost for NSW families and the economy is on the way with the Stay & Rediscover Voucher Scheme. The Stay & Discover vouchers will also be available via Service NSW until 9 October 2022 and are offering NSW families $50 to put towards the cost of booking accommodation in 2022 - start planning that holiday!

Eligible accommodation providers with a physical location in Sydney can also register for Stay & Rediscover now.

Creative Kids & Active Kids Vouchers

And don't forget about your Creative Kids and Active Kids Vouchers! Both programs offer NSW families $100 to put towards creative and active classes for school-aged children so start booking!

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