Changes to Creative Kids Vouchers: How to Apply in 2024

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Looking for the lowdown on the Creative Kids Voucher for 2024? Well, you've come to the right place! Let's dive into what's new, who's eligible, and a little reminder for you!

Where to Use Your Creative Kids Vouchers in 2024

Will I Still Get One Active Kids Voucher and One Creative Kids Voucher?

In a straightforward shift, the answer is no. The separate Active Kids and Creative Kids vouchers have been merged into a single voucher system. 

This means that instead of receiving two distinct vouchers for different types of activities, there will now be one unified voucher to cover both active and creative pursuits in two instalments of $50 Vouchers per year.   

How Do the Active and Creative Kids Vouchers Work? 

From the beginning of 2024, families will be issued two $50 vouchers per child each year. This streamlined approach aims to simplify the process for parents and guardians. Here's a quick rundown:

  • Two Vouchers Annually: Each child eligible under the new criteria will receive two vouchers a year, valued at $50 each.
  • Combined Use: These vouchers can be applied towards a wider range of activities, whether it's for sports, swimming lessons, or creative arts like painting and music classes.
  • Eligibility: The focus is on families receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A or B, aiming to ensure that those who could benefit most from the program have access.
  • Application Process: Applications open in February 2024, with the process centralised through the Service NSW website.

While the integration into a single voucher system marks a significant change, the objective remains to support children's participation in a variety of developmental activities.

It's about adapting to this new approach and making the most of the opportunities it presents for engaging children in both physical and creative endeavours.

Remember, the key to maximising the benefit of these vouchers lies in understanding the eligible activities and providers, ensuring you can plan effectively for your child's interests and development needs throughout the year.

Who's Eligible For The New Creative Kids Voucher?

If your family is among those receiving the Family Tax Benefit Part A, you're in luck! This inclusion covers almost half of NSW's school-aged children, amounting to around 600,000 of the total 1.35 million.

Where to Use Your Creative Kids Vouchers in 2024

1. Creative Kids World

Creative Kids World
Use your Creative Kids Voucher for writing workshops and let their imagination run wild!

Ignite your child's boundless creativity with Creative Kids World! Elevate their imaginative journey by turning your Service NSW Creative Kids Voucher into a gateway for their dreams to take flight. Now, seize the chance to access our captivating and educational Creative Writing Workshops for FREE when you redeem your Creative Kids Voucher.

Dive into our weekly 60-minute interactive writing workshops, delivered via Zoom, custom-tailored to your child's age and seamlessly aligned with the Australian Curriculum. Witness the magic unfold as your child not only sharpens their literacy skills but also propels their writing prowess to new heights and nurtures creative thinking. It's the secret sauce for sparking young minds and breathing life into their extraordinary stories!

Empower yourself with flexibility – choose any TWO live workshops from our diverse selection of over 10 sessions using your $50 Creative Kids Voucher. With precision and care, our sessions are meticulously crafted by seasoned academics and leading educators, ensuring an irresistible blend of enjoyment and effectiveness in every workshop. Creative Kids World stands as your dedicated partner in nurturing the talents of budding writers across all age groups.

This is your golden moment to transform their dreams into written masterpieces – let Creative Kids World be the catalyst that propels your child's literary journey to unparalleled heights! Don't let this transformative opportunity slip away!

Location: Live online classes

2. Australian National Maritime Museum Annual Family Pass

Creative Kids Vouchers 2023
Explore the ships at the Australian National Maritime Museum.

Why not use your Creative Kids vouchers on something the whole family can use?

The Australian National Maritime Museum is accepting vouchers for purchasing one of their Annual Family Passes, so the whole family can get in on the creative action in 2024. The Creative Kids Annual Family Pass allows families to use their vouchers to gain unlimited access for the whole family (up to two adults and three children under 16 years) to the Maritime Museum's amazing core creative arts programs AND unlimited entry to the museum for a whole year - what a bargain!

The Maritime Museum's roster of creative arts programs is constantly changing and currently includes Kids on Deck and their Sensory-friendly program.

Location: 2 Murray St, Sydney

3. Kaboo Studio

Kaboo Studio
Make a splash at Kaboo Studio, where creativity knows no bounds!

Dive into a whirlwind of creativity where you can unleash your inner artist without worrying about the mess. Kaboo Studio offers an exciting splatter painting experience suitable for kids and adults.

Ready to embrace the chaos and create something truly unique? Equipped with all the necessary gear, you'll embark on an arty adventure like never before. No experience or artistic talent is required - just come prepared to have a blast and leave the cleanup to them.

Here's how it works: armed with a canvas, you'll splish, splash, and splatter paint to your heart's content. From helpful tips to a specially designed take-home box, they've got you covered every step of the way.

Kaboo Studio is the ultimate destination for birthdays, school holidays or special occasions, and, of course, they are a registered provider under the Service NSW Active and Creative Kids program so you can take advantage of vouchers when booking your Kaboo Studio experience.

Location: Level 2, 78 Spring Street, Bondi Junction

4. Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP)

ATYP Creative Kids Vocuher
Stretch your little one's imagination with these ultra-fun classes at ATYP!

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is here to help fill the school holidays with a stellar line-up of online workshops created to engage performers of all ages.

It's no secret that ATYP loves drama. And acting. And comedy. The workshops aim to encourage and engage young people from Kindergarten to Year 12. Kids will learn about performing, gain confidence and, most importantly, have a ton of fun!

Location: Suite 2/13A Hickson Rd, Dawes Point

5. Photo Workshop Australia

Kids photography workshops
Photo Workshop Australia

Calling all budding photographers - here's your chance to learn how to take photographs like a pro at Photo Workshop Australia.

Photo Workshop Australia runs several photography workshops for kids taught by experts in the field of creative photography. The photography workshops are run throughout the school terms and school holidays, and you can use your Creative Kids Vouchers to cut tuition costs.

Location: 40 Southern Cross Way, Allambie Heights

6. Toonworld Education

Creative Kids Vouchers 2023
Enrol your child into Tooning Online for free!

Start your child’s journey in artistic expression and self-esteem with Toonworld Education!

Your presenters are the creators of Toonworld, Mike and Claudio and they are passionate about designing classes that inspire creativity in a nurturing and safe environment. They will take your kids on an entertaining journey filled with simple cartoon drawing challenges that will have your kids drawing and creating cartoon characters using their skills and imagination. Their 1-hour Zoom classes will boost drawing confidence and self-expression as they come to realise that there are "No Mistakes" in creativity!

Enrol your child into the Tooning Online program for free using your Creative Kids Voucher! 

Location: Live online classes

7. Sydney Visual Arts Academy

Sydney Visual Arts Academy
Create cardboard masterpieces at Sydney Visual Arts Academy.

From painting to drawing, sculpting, cardboard construction, 3D paper relief building and more, the Sydney Visual Arts Academy is the destination for kids who love their craft and parents who have completely run out of ideas!

Let the kids indulge in their love of craft without having to shop for all the tools yourself at one of the many kids' workshops on offer at the Sydney Visual Arts Academy. Plus, you can use your Creative Kids Voucher for workshops throughout 2024 - win-win! 

Sydney Visual Arts Academy runs kids' art workshops throughout the school term and during school holidays.

Location: Shop 192/392 Jones St, Ultimo

8. Amazing Annoyatron

Creative Kids Vouchers 2023
Amazing Annoyatron accepts Creative Kids vouchers & delivers awesome learn-to-code kits.

From a ‘burglar alarm’ for their bedroom to crazy ‘decision-makers’, kids can master 20+ cool creations with the hands-on Creative Kids Coding Experience from Amazing Annoyatron.

The holidays will be well spent building STEM skills and learning about electronics and coding, plus, there are free add-on projects and four exclusive live-stream coding events, where the creator of the Annoyatron will walk through some of the kits' exciting inventions and offer a Q&A session. 

Free shipping is also included.

Location: Live online classes

9. Parramatta Actors Centre

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Parramatta Actors Centre

Children can build their confidence and develop various fun skills at Parramatta Actors Centre while utilising their Creative Kids Voucher! 

Co-founded by actor Nisrine Amine, PAC is not only a way for youth to learn about the exciting world of stage and screen, but it also offers industry-specific classes in audition techniques and camera acting for those young actors with aspirations of turning their hobby into a career in the future.

Parramatta Actors Centre is a one-stop shop for all things acting! Visit the website to see what kids' acting classes are coming up in 2024. 

Location: 8 Victoria Rd, Parramatta

10. NIDA

Offering classes for every age and stage—NIDA is the perfect destination for everything from creative play to formal training.


The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s leading institution for dramatic arts education and training, and they're also making the most of the fantastic Creative Kids Vouchers.

Budding performers can stay connected to their creativity throughout the year with an exciting roster of acting courses for kids in Kindergarten right through to Year 12.

Designed specifically for budding performers, these courses allow your young artist to learn new skills and build confidence in a safe and supportive learning environment, all while socialising and having fun!

Locations: Multiple throughout Sydney - visit the website to find a NIDA course near you.

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Nov 13 2023

We used our voucher at a school holiday program for Junior Engineers. It was amazing

Peter Pham

Mar 03 2022

We used Brilliant Kids Australia. They are brilliant

Maggie Murray

Jan 17 2022

I used my Creative Kids Voucher at they were incredible. The art supplies required were delivered to us and then we booked our online lesson.


Nov 25 2021


Hung Nguyen

Jun 08 2021

You should also consider other providers such as Brilliant Kids Australia. It offers awesome products.