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HomeBuilder forms part of a range of Australian Government initiatives intended to support confidence in the residential construction sector and encourage consumers to proceed with purchases or renovations that may have been delayed due to uncertainty around the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications for HomeBuilder closed at midnight, Wednesday 14 April 2021.

Supporting documentation can still be submitted after an application has been lodged. All supporting documentation must be submitted to the relevant State or Territory Revenue Office by no later than 30 April 2023.

On 17 April 2021, the Government announced it would extend the construction commencement requirement from six months to 18 months for all applications (i.e. for all contracts signed 4 June 2020‑31 March 2021 inclusive).

Fact sheets

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State and Territory contacts:

HomeBuilder is administered by the States and Territories. The Commonwealth does not process HomeBuilder applications. Queries about your application should be directed to the relevant State or Territory Revenue Office.

Australian Capital Territory

For further information on HomeBuilder, please refer to the ACT Revenue Office website.

New South Wales

For further information on HomeBuilder, please refer to the Revenue NSW website.

Northern Territory

For further information on HomeBuilder, please refer to the Northern Territory Revenue Office website.

Queensland

For further information on HomeBuilder, please refer to the Queensland Government website.

South Australia

For further information on HomeBuilder, please refer to the RevenueSA website.

Tasmania

For further information on HomeBuilder, please refer to the State Revenue Office of Tasmania website.

Victoria

For further information on HomeBuilder, please refer to the State Revenue Office Victoria website.

Western Australia

For further information on eligibility and the application process please refer to the WA Government website.

Preliminary application data

Total applications as at 9 April 2021

 

Total Applications as at 09 April 2021
  New build Renovation Total
NSW 16,266 6,909 23,175
VIC 29,198 5,971 35,169
QLD 21,871 4,422 26,293
WA 16,391 1,361 17,752
SA 10,446 2,247 12,693
TAS 2,568 494 3,062
ACT 2,176 667 2,843
NT 366 10 376
Total 99,253 22,110 121,363

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.

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Contact

Email HomeBuilder@treasury.gov.au