We were really fortunate to have lots of support for this offer. Thanks to Jennifer and Katie in the office who counted most of our vouchers.
We received 32,709 vouchers.
Given that the Australian Sports Commission and Sporting Schools have tightened up the allocation of grants and that we may not secure any funding for a long time – I agonised over what our priorities were and what we needed to deliver high quality programs for our students.
The one interschool sport that we lacked equipment for was volleyball. We also needed more equipment to run a safe gymnastics program that caters for all students throughout the school.
The other consideration was that vouchers that were not redeemed would be lost. The maths challenge was to get as close to our total as possible so we didn’t waste our vouchers.
So we have ordered the following: