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 of up to $7000 is payable to first home owners that satisfy all the eligibility criteria.
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