The HomeBuilder program is closed to applications and will not reopen.

HomeBuilder formed part of a range of 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 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

HomeBuilder applications closed at midnight 14 April 2021.

Construction commencement extension

On 17 April 2021, the Government announced an extension to the construction commencement requirement from 6 months to 18 months for all contracts signed 4 June 2020 to 31 March 2021 inclusive.

Deadline to submit supporting documentation being extended

On 27 April 2023, the Minister for Housing, Homelessness and Small Business, the Hon Julie Collins MP, signed the revised National Partnership Agreement on HomeBuilder on behalf of the Australian Government to extend the deadline to submit supporting documentation from 30 April 2023 to 30 June 2025.

The National Partnership Agreement has been signed by all jurisdictions.

The HomeBuilder program is closed to applications and will not reopen.

Other HomeBuilder terms and conditions remain unchanged.

States and territories remain responsible for administering HomeBuilder. You should direct your application questions to your relevant state or territory revenue office.


Note: The HomeBuilder factsheet and frequently asked questions below will be updated if an agreement is reached with the states and territories.

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State and territory contacts

HomeBuilder is administered by the states and territories.

The Australian Government does not process HomeBuilder applications.

You should direct your application inquiries to your relevant state or territory revenue office.


State or territory Website
Australian Capital Territory ACT Revenue Office
New South Wales Revenue NSW
Northern Territory Northern Territory Revenue Office
Queensland Queensland Government
South Australia RevenueSA
Tasmania State Revenue Office of Tasmania
For further advice on the construction commencement extension in Tasmania, download the HomeBuilder Grants extension factsheet.
Victoria State Revenue Office Victoria
Western Australia WA Government

HomeBuilder National Partnership Agreement Review

The Minister for Housing, Minister for Homelessness, Minister for Small Business, the Hon Julie Collins MP, released the Review of the National Partnership Agreement on HomeBuilder.

The Review considered whether the HomeBuilder National Partnership Agreement (NPA) achieved the agreed objectives and outcomes, and the role of the NPA in facilitating this. It covers the effectiveness of the NPA, roles and responsibilities, the utility of performance indicators and reporting, and the effectiveness and appropriateness of the financial arrangements.

HomeBuilder data

As at 24 February 2023:

$2.52 billion in grant payments have been made under the HomeBuilder program.

This chart shows the total number of HomeBuilder applications, broken down by state or territory, and by new build versus substantial renovation. As at 24 February 2023, there were 18,101 applications. Victoria had received the most applications (almost 40,000), followed by Queensland (around 29,000), New South Wales (almost 23,000), Western Australia (around 22,000), South Australia (almost 14,000), Tasmania (almost 4,000), the Australian Capital Territory (almost 3,000) and the Northern Territory (563).


Total applications by grant size
As at 24 February 2023:
State or territory $25,000 grant $15,000 grant Total
NSW 19,000 6,960 25,960
Vic 31,829 8,116 39,945
Qld 23,434 5,612 29,046
WA 19,629 2,476 21,745
SA 11,328 2,647 13,975
Tas 3,226 699 3,925
ACT 2,244 695 2,939
NT 435 131 566
Total 110,765 27,336 138,101

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.