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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.

You will be able to apply for HomeBuilder when the relevant State or Territory Government that you live in, or plan to live in, signs the National Partnership Agreement with the Commonwealth Government.

Information on when and how you will be able to apply will become available through the relevant State or Territory revenue office in due course.

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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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. The ACT has a two-part application process.

Applicants can now complete Part A by registering their interest for HomeBuilder. Applicants must lodge the Part A form by 31 December 2020 for their application to be considered. If you register your interest you will be advised of updates to application forms and supporting materials. Completing the registration form does not in any way constitute eligibility for the grant.

A comprehensive application form will soon be available for applicants to complete Part B of their application. This form requires detailed information about the applicant, their builder, type of construction, as well as detailed supporting documentation.

New South Wales

Revenue NSW 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 Revenue NSW website. 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

The Queensland Office of State Revenue (OSR) is now accepting online applications for the Commonwealth HomeBuilder grant. For further information on eligibility and the application process, please refer to the OSR website. You can also contact the OSR at HomeBuilderGrant@treasury.qld.gov.au or call 1300 300 734.

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.

To provide certainty and confidence to Victorian HomeBuilder participants, the construction commencement timeframe will be extended to six months given the unique COVID-19 restrictions throughout the state. For further information see the HomeBuilder Grant Guidelines.

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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Contact

Email HomeBuilder@treasury.gov.au