Grants and subsidies

Financial help and assistance for those in need, including eligibility criteria and entitlements for ongoing and one-off payments rates and subsidies.

Apply for a household electricity credit

You may have been able to apply for a $600 payment to go towards your household electricity costs if you are not billed directly by Synergy or Horizon Power or will not receive the credit through the Energy Concession Extension Scheme.

Apply for a Lotterywest grant

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.

Apply for a Road Safety Commission Grant

The Road Safety Community Grant Program supports the development and implementation of sustainable projects and one-off community activities related to road safety.

Apply for an energy concession

A person who holds an appropriate concession card may be eligible for an energy assistance payment as a subsidy to assist with electricity costs.

Apply for home buyers assistance

A grant from the Home Buyers Assistance Account reimburses some of the incidental expenses incurred when purchasing a first home in Western Australia.

Apply for the first home owner grant

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.

Australian Government HomeBuilder grant

The HomeBuilder grant provides eligible owner-occupiers with a grant to build a new home, substantially renovate an existing home or purchase a new home off-the-plan.

Building Bonus grant

Applications for the Building Bonus grant must meet contract and construction timeframes to be eligible for the grant.

Heritage grants directory

A directory of funding opportunities for owners and managers of heritage places – both historic and Aboriginal heritage.

Pay your Housing Authority bond loan

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.

Premier's Science Fellowship Program

The Premier’s Science Fellowship Program aims to attract Premier's Science Fellows (distinguished researchers and leaders of international prominence) and Premier's Early to Mid-Career Fellows (supporting early to mid-career researchers) to Western Australia.

Science funding programs

The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovations collaborates with its partners to support the delivery of science priorities, and funds programs and projects that support the development and diversification of the Western Australian economy.