Useful Info/ Links


Department of Commerce

A go-to website for anyone buying or building a home. They provide many useful publications on everything from their “Home Buyers Survival Guide” to “Building your new home- a checklist”. Visit their Publications Page for all of this and more .

You can also call their Consumer Protection Advice Line on 1300 30 40 54, or browse their full website

Landgate Information

Publishes a booklet called “A Guide To Strata Titles” which can be found on their website. Contact them via Telephone on 9273 7373, with email at or through their website

About the Certificate of Title

For more information on the Certificate of Title contact Landgate on 9273 7373, or visit the Cetificate of Title section of their website

First Home Owner Grant

First home buyers may be eligible for a First Home Owner Grant. The Office of State Revenue administers the grant and can be contacted on 1300 363 211 or visit for further information.

Assistance with loans

For those that find it hard to find a loan in the general marketplace, Keystart offers various initiatives to assist Keystart .Telephone on 1300 361 577 or visit their website

Assistance with Stamp Duty

First home owners may be eligible for a reduction of stamp duty or a concessional rate of stamp duty. Contact the Office of State Revenue on 9262 1100 or 1300 368 364 or visit their website and click on Office of State Revenue and then Stamp Duty.

Dividing fences

Contact your local government authority for relevant local requirements.

Other Links

Department of Water
Foreign Investment Review Board
Petherick Cottrel Lawyers
Pool Safety Regulations
State Heritage Office
Smoke Alarms (including smoke alarms for the hearing impaired)

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