Tas gov to extend first home builder boost

Tas gov to extend first home builder boost

AAP A $20,000 grant for Tasmanian first home builders will be extended for another six months in Thursday's state budget. Treasurer Peter Gutwein made the commitment on Sunday, saying those building their first homes would be eligible for the $20,000 First Home Builder Boost until the end of the year. The changes will provide a smoother transition for both first home builders and the building se…

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