23 May 2019
Peter Gutwein MP
2019-20 Budget: Helping Tasmanians into a home of their own
A strong performing property market is welcome news for Tasmania’s economy, but it is important that all Tasmanians can afford to buy a home that meets their needs.
The 2019-20 State Budget is focused on maintaining the momentum in Tasmania’s nation leading building and construction sector to help more Tasmanians into a home of their own.
To assist Tasmanians into their first home, the 2019-20 State Budget extends the successful first homebuilders grant for an addition 12 months to 30 June 2020.
In addition, the 2019-20 State Budget extends a range of the Hodgman Liberal Government’s successful housing affordability programs, including;
There is no doubt that the attractiveness of Tasmania as a place to live and work is driving strong demand in Tasmania’s property market.
While great strides have been made in increasing the supply of housing, we know there is more to do.
That’s why the Hodgman Liberal Government’s remains committed to helping more Tasmanians buy a own of their home, as well as improving the supply of affordable rental housing.