First Home Owner Grant

General Information

The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) scheme was introduced on 1 July 2000 to offset the effect of the GST on home ownership. It is a national scheme funded by the states and territories and administered under their own legislation.

Under the scheme, a one-off grant is payable to first home owners that satisfy all the eligibility criteria.

More Information

To see if you are eligible or to obtain more information about the First Home Owner Grant, please select the state or territory in which you intend to purchase your home.