NSW Parent Vouchers

Parents NSW Vouchers

The NSW Government has launched Parents NSW Vouchers to reward and thank eligible NSW households for their efforts to support learning from home in 2021.

From February 2022, one person from each eligible household can apply for 5 x $50 vouchers, worth $250 in total.

The 5 x $50 Parents NSW Vouchers can be used:

Find out more about:

Eligibility requirements

To apply for the Parents NSW Vouchers, you must be:

  • a NSW resident
  • the parent, guardian or carer of a child who was aged 4.5 to 18 years in 2021 and enrolled in school which includes:
  • students from kindergarten to year 12
  • home-schooled students
  • secondary school education students at TAFE NSW

Children living at more than one address

If a school-enrolled child has 2 parents, guardians or carers at separate addresses, and the child lives at both addresses, each household can apply for a set of vouchers provided they meet the eligibility criteria.

Overnight stays with family and/or friends, or addresses of holiday homes, are not considered households for the purpose of this program.

Children attending interstate schools

NSW residents whose school-enrolled child attended an interstate boarding school in 2021 may be eligible if in 2021 the child shared a NSW home address with the parent, guardian or carer who is applying for the Parents NSW Vouchers.

How to use the vouchers

To use your vouchers: 

  • find a business registered to accept Stay NSW vouchers or Discover NSW vouchers
  • tell the business you are using the Parents NSW voucher for payment
  • present the voucher QR code to the participating business to scan, at payment.

If you do not have a mobile device, you can provide the business with

  • a printed voucher
  • voucher code.

You can track the use of the vouchers in the Service NSW app.

Using multiple vouchers

  • You can use multiple Parents NSW vouchers for the same purchase up to $250 in total.
  • If the business allows bill-splitting, you can combine your vouchers with another person's Parents NSW vouchers up to a total of $250 towards the same bill.
  • Using the vouchers with discounts or deals
  • The business has the option not to allow you to use Parents NSW vouchers with other discounts or deals.
  • Participating businesses can choose not to accept the vouchers. 

Unused value

If the value of the purchase is less than the value of the voucher or vouchers used, the remaining balance is given up and cannot be used by the business or the customer.

What to do if a voucher does not work 

If a voucher does not work and you cannot use it for payment, you:

Declining a voucher

A business cannot accept a Parents NSW Voucher if:

  • they're not registered to accept Discover NSW Vouchers or Stay NSW Vouchers
  • your voucher is no longer valid.

Participating businesses can choose not to accept the Parents NSW Vouchers.

Voucher end date and terms and Conditions

Each voucher is valid until Sunday 9 October 2022.

For full terms and conditions https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/parents-nsw-vouchers

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