Over 60s Home Bonus Scheme

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The Over 60s Home Bonus Scheme (Home Bonus Scheme) is an ACT Government initiative, administered by the ACT Revenue Office.  The Home Bonus Scheme assists eligible non-pensioners aged 60 years and over, who own a residential home, to move to accommodation more suited to their needs (for example, moving from a house to a townhouse) by reducing the duty payable on their new purchase of a residential home or residential vacant land.

The eligibility criteria under the Over 60s Home Bonus Scheme vary depending on the date the transaction to purchase the property was entered into.