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Home Renovation Grant

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 5:00PM 30 November 2020 (ACST).

Home Renovation Grant


IMPORTANT: Please read the information below to assist you in completing your application online.


If you buy an established property as your first home, you may be able to get financial help to renovate or improve it.

You can get up to $10,000 under the home renovation grant if you bought your first home after 1 September 2016.

Applications for the home renovation grants close at 5pm on 30 November 2020.

No amendments to submitted applications will be accepted after 31 December 2020.

Applications without quotations are not valid.


Who Can Apply? 

You can only apply for the home renovation grant if you are a first time buyer of an established home.

Owner-builders or do-it-yourself renovators can't apply.


Before you apply, you must read the home renovation grant terms and conditions.


Health and safety

You must practise physical distancing during the planning and delivery of your renovation works.

If either you or the service provider are unwell, in self-isolation or self-quarantine, stay in touch by phone until it is safe to meet in person.

Your voucher and registration can be cancelled at any time if you fail to follow the safety guidelines. You may also be referred to police.

For more information on staying safe, go to the coronavirus (COVID-19) website.


IMPORTANT: Please read the information below to assist you in completing your application online.


Welcome to the first home buyers Home Renovation Grant online application service.

Please note: this application form is for first home buyers only. IF YOU ARE A BUSINESS, PLEASE DO NOT PROCEED.

You may begin anywhere in this application form. Please make sure you save as you go.

For queries about the Terms and Conditions, deadlines, or questions in the form, please contact us on 1800 193 111 during business hours or email and quote your application number.

It is essential that you read through and agree to the Home Renovation Grant program's Terms and Conditions.


If you need more help using this application form, download the Help Guide for Applicants or check out Applicant Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's).

On every screen (page of the form) you will find a Form Navigation contents box, this links directly to every page of the application. Click the link to jump directly to the page you want.

You can also click 'next page' or 'previous page' on the top or bottom of each page to move forward or backward through the application.


If you wish to leave a partially completed application, press 'save' and log out. When you log back in and click on the 'My Submissions' link at the top of the screen, you will find a list of any applications you have started or submitted. You can reopen your draft application and start where you left off.

You can also download any application, whether draft or completed, as a PDF. Click on the 'Download' button located at the bottom of the last page of the application form.


You will find a Review and Submit button at the bottom of the Navigation Panel. You need to review your application before you can submit it.

Once you have reviewed your application you can submit it by clicking on 'Submit' at the top of the screen or on the navigation panel. You will not be able to submit your application until all the compulsory questions are completed.

Once you have submitted your application, no further editing or uploading of support materials is possible.

When you submit your application, you will receive an automated confirmation email with a copy of your submitted application attached. This will be sent to the email you used to register.

If you do not receive a confirmation of submission email then you should presume that your submission has NOT been submitted.


You may need to upload/submit attachments to support your application. This is very simple, but requires you to have the documents saved on your computer, or on a storage device.

You need to allow enough time for each file to upload before trying to attach another file. Files can be up to 25MB each; however, we do recommend trying to keep files to a maximum of 5MB – the larger the file, the longer the upload time.


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