Shellharbour City Sports Assistance Program

The Shellharbour City Sports Assistance program was created in 1973 with its objective being to provide financial assistance to sportspeople living in the Shellharbour local government area when chosen to represent their sport at official Country, State or National level. 

The program is administered by the Shellharbour City Sports Assistance Advisory Committee, which is also responsible for the organisation of the annual Shellharbour City Sports Star of the Year Awards.

For more information about the program please read the Terms of Reference.

How do I apply for financial assistance?

Interested in applying for financial assistance? Please see the Sports Assistance Program’s Application Criteria guidelines to check you’re eligible, then apply for assistance by completing the online form.

To be eligible for financial assistance, one of the requirements is for the sportsperson or their sporting club or school to be a financial member of the program. To register to become a member, please complete the online form so you can register and make payment of the annual affiliation fee.

The current Membership Affiliation Fees for the 2022/23 year are as follows: 

Amateur Clubs and Schools


Other Clubs (e.g. those who charge gate admission fees)


Licensed Clubs


Lake Illawarra PCYC


Last updated : Wed 8 Nov 2023