Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions cover all applicants and recipients receiving $5,000 or less. Organisations receiving a grant of $5,000 or more, and all scholarship recipients will be bound by a Funding Agreement. A sample of the Funding Agreement can be found in the Related downloads at the bottom of this page.
- The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) may accept or reject any application for a Sport Leadership Grant for Women (Application) in its absolute discretion.
- If the ASC decides to issue a grant (Grant) to the applicant, the Grant will be made subject to these terms and conditions.
- These terms and conditions, together with the letter from the ASC providing details of the Grant award (Successful Letter), will constitute an enforceable agreement between the ASC and the successful applicant (Recipient) upon the ASC paying the Grant to the Recipient.
- The Recipient must:
- complete the project as detailed in their Successful Letter (the Project), by no later than 30 June 2014 ;
- attend an allocated two day residential Sport Leadership Workshop conducted and paid for by the ASC; and
- comply with the ASC’s Anti-Doping Policy , available on the ASC website.
- The ASC will provide the Grant to the Recipient as a one-off payment.
- If the Recipient is required to be registered for GST:
- the Grant will be increased by the prevailing rate of GST; and
- the Recipient must provide the ASC with a valid tax invoice for the Grant amount.
- If the Recipient is not required to be registered for GST, the Recipient must either:
- provide the ASC with the Recipient’s Australian Business Number (ABN); or
- if the Recipient does not have an ABN, complete and return a Statement by a Supplier form, which is available on the Australian Taxation Office’s website.
- The Recipient must:
- only use the Grant for the purpose of the Project; and
- keep records detailing the use and expenditure of the Grant, and allow the ASC or its authorised representatives to assess these records for the purpose of auditing the use of the Grant.
- The Recipient must return to the ASC a completed report on the Project and Grant expenditure, in the form required by the ASC, within 30 days of the completion of the Project and by no later than 30 June 2014.
- After 30 June 2014 the Recipient must promptly repay to the ASC, any amount of the Grant which has not been used for the purpose of the Project.
- Without limitation to any other rights of the ASC, if the ASC reasonably believes, at any time following the award of the Grant, that the Recipient:
- has provided false or misleading information in its Application; or
- has otherwise breached any of the Recipient’s obligations set out in these terms and conditions,
then the ASC may by written notice require the Recipient to repay to the ASC, at the ASC’s absolute discretion, all or part of the Grant. The amount notified must be repaid within 30 days of any such notice.
- The Recipient must, if requested by the ASC, cooperate with the ASC in relation to publicity initiatives regarding the Sport Leadership Grants for Women program.
- Details of the Recipient (including: biographical information such as their name, home state, and any photo or video footage of them produced in connection with the grants program, sport, the value of the Grant and a brief description of the purpose for the Grant) may be released by the ASC to the public and the media, and may be placed on the ASC website, including for promotional purposes.
- The Recipient is responsible for obtaining all appropriate insurances with respect to undertaking the Project and complying with these terms and conditions.
- The Recipient will indemnify and hold harmless the ASC, its officers and employees against any loss or liability arising out of or as a consequence of:
- the conduct of the Project;
- any breach of these terms and conditions by the Recipient; or
- any wrongful, unlawful or negligent act or omission of the Recipient, its personnel or subcontractors in respect of these terms and conditions or the Project,
except to the extent that any negligent act or omission of the ASC, its officers or employees contributed to the loss.