Financial assistance

Financial help and assistance for those in need, including eligibility criteria and entitlements for ongoing and one-off payments rates and subsidies.
Lotterywest offers grants to not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities, to support the things that make WA an even better place to live.
If you are a pensioner or senior you can apply to receive a rebate or concession on charges for local government rates and other essential services.
Apply for a subsidy for electricity costs of life support equipment or temperature control at home.
Permanent Western Australian residents aged 62 years or above who work less than 25 hours per week can apply for a WA Seniors Card.
Applicants who hold an appropriate concession card may be eligible for a subsidy to assist with their electricity costs.
The Housing Authority offers bond assistance and two weeks' rent in advance as an interest-free loan to help people get accommodation in the private rental market.
A range of home ownership products are offered through Keystart Home Loans.
A grant from the Home Buyers Assistance Account reimburses some of the incidental expenses incurred when purchasing a first home in Western Australia.
The first home owner grant (FHOG) is a one-off payment to assist first home buyers to buy or build a residential property for use as their principal place of residence.
Apply for a payment arrangement to extend the time for repaying the first home owner grant or to pay by instalments.
The Income Eligibility Estimator is a useful tool to identify the different types of housing options and assistance that may be available to those who are eligible.
Check the status and progress of your first home owner grant (FHOG) application for a one-off payment to assist you buy or build your first property.
Search for unclaimed monies from organisations administered by Australian government agencies.
Search for a grant for use around your community. 
ConcessionsWA is an easy to use resource where you can search by category, concession type or people group to find rebates, concessions and subsidy schemes.
Opening doors to affordable housing. Offering a range of affordable housing and land options in Western Australia.
Complete an online enquiry regarding the first home owner grant.
Complete an online enquiry regarding the energy concession extension scheme.
Complete an online enquiry about the Energy Concession Extension Scheme, Life Support Equipment Energy Subsidy, or Thermoregulatory Dysfunction Subsidy.
The Housing Authority offers bond assistance and two weeks' rent in advance as an interest-free loan to help people get accommodation in the private rental market. Maximum loan depends on your circumstances.
Face-to-face information sessions that cover various aspects of the first home owner grant (FHOG) and the first home owner rate of duty.
Repay the first home owner grant if you have failed to meet the eligibility and residence requirements.
The grants directory is provided to assist you in locating sources of financial assistance and grants.

Consult services offered by local governments or the Federal Government

If you have not found the information or service you are looking for, you may wish to consult local governments or the Federal Government.

Consult the Federal Government website

Consult the Local Government Directory