New Zealanders residing in Australia can access the First Home Owners Grant, subject to meeting the other eligibility criteria. (Photo: FHOG website)
Date last modified: 17 August 2018
The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) is a one-off grant payable to first home owners. It is a national scheme funded and administered by the states and territories.
Australian citizens, permanent visa-holders and New Zealand Special Category Visa-holders residing in Australia are eligible for the FHOG, subject to meeting the other criteria.
Use the Department of Home Affair’s VEVO system to verify your residency status.
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:
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