FIRST HOME OWNER GRANT

The First Home Owner Grant continues to help Victorians who are buying or building their first home.

This year, there was an increase in grants paid out, a total of $165.5 million, due in part to the grant being doubled to $20,000 for regional Victorians from 1 July 2017.

Top 10 FHOG postcodes 2017-18

No. Postcode Suburb Applications

1

3978

Cardinia, Clyde

1102

2

3064

Craigieburn, Donnybrook, Kalkallo, Mickleham, Roxburgh Park

962

3

3029

Hoppers Crossing, Tarneit, Truganina

959

4

3030

Cocoroc, Derrimut, Point Cook, Quandong, Werribee

624

5

3977

Cranbourne, Botanic Ridge, Cannons Creek, Devon Meadows, Skye

500

6

3754

Doreen, Mernda

375

7

3809

Officer, Officer South

371

8

3217

Charlemont, Armstrong Creek, Mount Dundeed, Freshwater Creek

319

9

3335

Melton, Plumpton, Rockbank 

313

10

3750

Wollert

260

    TOTAL 5785

Top 10 FHOG metropolitan Melbourne postcodes 2017-18

No. Postcode Suburb Applications

1

3978

Cardinia, Clyde

1102

2

3064

Craigieburn, Donnybrook, Kalkallo, Mickleham, Roxburgh Park

962

3

3029

Hoppers Crossing, Tarneit, Truganina

959

4

3030

Cocoroc, Derrimut, Point Cook, Quandong, Werribee

624

5

3977

Cranbourne, Botanic Ridge, Cannons Creek, Devon Meadows, Skye

500

6

3754

Doreen, Mernda

375

7

3809

Officer, Officer South

371

8

3335

Melton, Plumpton, Rockbank

313

9

3750

Wollert

260

10

3024

Mt Cottrell, Wyndham Vale

236

    TOTAL 5702

Top 10 FHOG regional Victoria postcodes 2017-18

No. Postcode Suburb Applications

1

3217

Charlemont, Armstrong Creek, Mount Duneed, Freshwater Creek

319

2

3350

Alfredton, Ballarat, Canadian, Invermay Park, Mt Clear, Mt Helen

121

3

3551

Arnold, Ascot, Axe Creek, Bagshot, Cornella, Epsom, Huntly, Kimbolton

109

4

3690

Chintin, Darraweit Guim, Hidden Valley, Upper Plenty

106

5

3691

Torquay, Bellbrae, Jan Juc

94

6

3340

Bacchus Marsh, Darley, Maddingley, Merrimu

93

7

3212

Bungil, Killara, Talgarno, Kiewa

85

8

3756

Mildura, Mildura West

85

9

3631

Taralgon, Carrajung, Tyers, Koornalla

78

10

3500

Belmont,  Grovedale,  Highton, Marshall,  Waurn Ponds

76

    TOTAL 1166
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$165.5 million first home owner grants paid in 2017-18, representing 14,050 grants
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$127.6 million first home owner grants paid in 2016-17, representing 12,790 grants
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$125.7 million first home owner grants paid in 2015-16, representing 12,670 grants