Building Bonus Grant and HomeBuilder Grant Application Form

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Use the online form to apply for the Building Bonus grant or the HomeBuilder grant.

We are currently processing applications submitted before 16 December 2020. We received over 16,000 applications in December and are bringing in additional resources to process this large volume of applications as quickly as possible. If you lodged your application after this date, it will be processed in coming weeks. We apologise for the delay and thank you for your understanding.

We will send you an email once your application is received, and we will email you again when your application is processed.

If you are applying for the Australian Government HomeBuilder grant, lodge your application by 14 April 2021. We cannot consider applications lodged after this date.

  • After registering, you will receive an email with your login details.
  • Log in, then select the First Home Owner and Building Grants service.
  • Once you have logged in, you can apply for a building grant, or add supporting documents after you have lodged your application and received an email confirming that we have received it.

A full list of supporting documents you must attach to your application is provided in the form.

Providing false or misleading information to the Department of Finance is a criminal offence. If it is determined that you have provided false and misleading information to obtain, or attempt to obtain the grant, prosecution action may be undertaken and you may not be eligible to receive a grant on future applications. See our news article for more information.

Answer some questions to see if you are eligible for a grant.

Building bonus grant

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Building a new detached home

Use the online form to apply for the grant when the foundations have been laid.  You must apply for the grant no later than 31 December 2021.

  • If you have entered into a contract to build a new detached home, construction must commence within twelve months of the contract date.  Construction commences when significant earthworks, excavations or physical building works commence.
  • If there is a home to be demolished, then apply once demolition has been completed and the foundations have been laid.
  • If you are an owner builder, foundations must be laid between 4 June 2020 and 31 December 2020 (inclusive).

Building a new home on a single-tier development

Use the online form to apply for the grant once construction has been completed and you are the registered owner of the property.

  • Construction is taken to have been completed on the date the strata plan is registered.
  • Construction of other land survey types is taken to have been completed when occupation permits and building approval certifications are provided.

HomeBuilder grant

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Apply using our online application form by 14 April 2021.

Access the form through the Online Services Portal.

  • After registering, you will receive an email with your login details.
  • Log in, then select the First Home Owner and Building Grants service.
  • Once you have logged in, you can apply for a building grant, or add supporting documents after you have lodged your application and received an email confirming that we have received it.

A full list of supporting documents you must attach to your application is provided in the form.

See information about the grant amount, construction timeframes and application requirements.

Video: Add supporting documents

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Video: Complete or update application

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Page reviewed 9 April 2021