City of Parramatta Council is offering local sport, fitness and exercise professionals the chance to help improve the physical health of older Australians through its new Better Ageing Fitness Development Subsidy Program. Qualified professionals working in the Parramatta LGA can apply for a subsidy of up to $800 to undertake an eligible professional development course to better engage with people aged over 65.
“Being active greatly improves our overall health and wellbeing. Not only is Council’s new subsidy program a fantastic opportunity for local fitness instructors to expand their skills, but it also benefits the older members of our growing community,” City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer said.
“Council is dedicated to increasing the number and types of physical activities available to people aged over 65, including those from low socioeconomic and culturally diverse communities.”
Closing dates: Second round of applications closes 17 April 2020; third round closes 30 June 2020.
Council is delivering the Better Ageing Fitness Development Subsidy Program thanks to $289,000 in funding from Sport Australia’s Move It AUS - Better Ageing Grant Program.