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Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme

The Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme provides funding assistance to Western Australian Athletes who aspire to reach their full sporting potential.

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Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme snapshot

  • null $150-$2300
  • null Opens 12 August 2014
  • null Closes 12 September 2014
  • null Apply online

The Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme (ATSS) is an initiative supporting athletes who have progressed into the high performance pathway of their chosen sport and are pursuing regional, state and national representation.

Eligible athletes can receive funding for out-of-pocket travel and accommodation expenses directly related to competitions and programs in accordance with the performance level categories and eligibility criteria outlined in the application guidelines.

Subsidies for regional athletes are provided through the State Government’s Royalties for Regions Program. Metropolitan athlete subsidies are provided through funding from the Department of Sport and Recreation.

2014/15 key dates

Round 1

  • Opens 12 August 2014
  • Closes 12 September 2014
  • Eligible travel dates 15 May 2014 – 15 December 2014

Round 2

  • Opens 16 December 2014
  • Closes 23 January 2015
  • Eligible travel dates 15 September 2014 – 15 April 2015

Round 3

  • Opens April 2015
  • Closes May 2015
  • Eligible travel dates 15 January 2015 – 15 August 2015



For regional enquiries, or if you have any problems with your application, please contact your local regional DSR office.


For metropolitan enquiries, or if you have any problems with your application, please contact email travelsubsidy@dsr.wa.gov.au or phone 08 9492 9744.

Important message to all applicants

Please ensure you have read the guidelines and have all the required information at hand (refer Appendix 1 of the guidelines) before proceeding with your online application as you will not be able to save your information if you need to exit your application.


Launched in 2013 for athletes in regional WA, the Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme is part of the State Government’s Supporting Community Sport Initiative, which also features the Community Sporting Club Equipment Subsidy Scheme.

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