First Home Owners Grants and Owner Builders

Under the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) Scheme, a one-off grant is payable to first home owners that satisfy all the eligibility criteria.

This is a summary of eligibility points and contacts by state for building of new homes with commencements as at 1 July 2015. If you commenced your project before this date or are still to commence, please check the details that apply as at your date of project commencement.

Transfer duty concessions/exemptions may also apply. Applications are to be lodged within 12 months of completion. Each state differs slightly so check your relevant state requirements carefully.

First home owner grant

Australian Capital Territory

  • FHOG $12,500
  • Market value not to exceed $750,000

ACT FHOG

New South Wales

  • FHOG $15,000 ($10,000 from 1 January 2016)
  • Market value not to exceed $750,000

NSW FHOG

Northern Territory

  • FHOG $26,000
  • Market value not to exceed $600,000

NT FHOG

Queensland

  • Great Start Grant $15,000
  • Market value not to exceed $750,000

QLD FHOG

South Australia

  • FHOG $15,000
  • Market value not to exceed $575,000

SA FHOG

Tasmania

  • First Home Owners Boost to $20,000
  • No market value limit

TAS FHOG

Victoria

  • FHOG $10,000
  • Market value not to exceed $750,000

VIC FHOG

Western Australia

  • FHOG $10,000
  • Market value not to exceed $750,000/$1,000,000 (depending on location)

WA FHOG

 

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