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HomeBuilder provides eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home or substantially renovate an existing home. HomeBuilder will assist the residential construction market by encouraging the commencement of new home builds and renovations.

Information on how to apply is available through the relevant State or Territory that you live in, or plan to live in.

Information about what Homebuilder will mean for the construction industry is available on business.gov.au or by contacting 13 28 46. Please keep in touch with business.gov.au for updated State and Territory information as it becomes available.

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Preliminary application data

Total applications as at 6 November 2020

 

Total Applications as at 20 November 2020*
  New build Substantial renovations Total
NSW 2,847 1,503 4,350
VIC 6,237 1,399 7,636
QLD 5,000 954 5,954
WA 2,053 142 2,195
SA 1,817 340 2,157
TAS 670 109 779
ACT 454 243 697
NT 102 7 109
Total 19,180 4,697 23,877

Data source: preliminary data reported by States and Territories; data is subject to revision by States and Territories.

Applications have not necessarily been assessed for eligibility.

Application processes may differ across States and Territories, limiting cross-state comparisons.

*Date online applications opened: Tasmania (6 July); Western Australia (24 July); New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory (9 August); Australian Capital Territory (14 August).

Signatories

The Commonwealth is pleased to announce that all states and territories are now signatories to the HomeBuilder National Partnership.

Australian Capital Territory

Information on the application processes for those wishing to access the Commonwealth HomeBuilder grant is available through the Australian Capital Territory’s Revenue Office, the ACT Revenue Office.

New South Wales

Further information on eligibility and application processes for those wishing to access the Commonwealth HomeBuilder grant is available through the New South Wales Revenue Office, Revenue NSW. You can also contact Revenue NSW at Home.Builder@revenue.nsw.gov.au or call 1300 130 624.

Northern Territory

The Northern Territory Revenue Office is now accepting applications for the Commonwealth HomeBuilder grant. For further information on eligibility and the application process, please refer to the HomeBuilder Grant Application Form and Lodgement Guide.

Queensland

Further information on eligibility and application processes for those wishing to access the Commonwealth HomeBuilder grant is available from the Queensland Office of State Revenue (OSR).

South Australia

The South Australian Revenue Office is now accepting applications for the Commonwealth HomeBuilder grant. For further information on eligibility and the application process, please refer to the HomeBuilder guidelines and application form available on the RevenueSA website.

Tasmania

The State Revenue Office of Tasmania is now accepting applications for the Tasmanian and Commonwealth HomeBuilder grants. For further information on the eligibility criteria, building and contract requirements and the application process for both grant programs, please refer to the HomeBuilder Grant Guidelines and the application form on the State Revenue Office of Tasmania website.

Victoria

State Revenue Office Victoria is now accepting applications for the Commonwealth HomeBuilder Grant. For further information on eligibility and the application process, please refer to the HomeBuilder guidelines and application form available on the State Revenue Office Victoria website.

Western Australia

Revenue WA is now accepting applications for the Commonwealth HomeBuilder grant. For further information on eligibility and the application process please refer to the application form.

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Email HomeBuilder@treasury.gov.au