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Hervey Bay Affordable Housing Incentive Grant - application process Hervey Bay Affordable Housing Incentive Grant - application process

What documents do I need to submit with my application?

You must provide the relevant supporting documents as indicated in the grant application and lodgement guide (PDF,1MB).  The types of documents required will depend on your particular circumstances.

Do not send original documents.  Only provide copies.

Supporting documentation

Proof of residency

Each interested party must be a Australian resident. Select from one of the following:

  • Australian drivers licence
  • Australian birth certificate/extract
  • Current Australian passport
  • Australian Citizenship Certificate
  • Documentation from the Department of Immigration & Citizenship

Please note the above must be endorsed by a Justice of the Peace.

Evidence of purchase

Provide one of the following:

  • Contract to Purchase land or a new house and land package - a copy of the executed contract to purchase, dated and signed by all interested parties.
  • A copy of the registration confirmation statement or current title search showing the registered owner(s).

Evidence of income 

Provide at least one of the following:

  • Most recent Taxation Return and Notice of Assessment for all interested parties which includes details of full income, marital status and dependents.
  • Current Centrelink documentation which indicates gross income.
  • Annual Centrelink statement or Centrelink Statement of income letter.
  • Letter from the Super Fund which confirms annual payments received.

Evidence of dependents

Provide one of the following:

  • Current Centrelink documentation which indicates number of dependents, for example Family Tax Benefit, Child Care Benefit or Child Care Rebate.
  • Current Medicare Card

Additional documents may be requested after lodgement of your application in order to confirm your eligibility for the grant.  If you are unable to provide any of the documents above please contact Council to discuss your circumstances.

For further information view information sheet - Housing Affordability Grant - Destination Hervey Bay (PDF, 3.8MB)