The amount available for First Home buyers (through additional bonuses on top of the grant) has fluctuated between 2000 and now. Prior to June 2012, the FHOG was supplemented by a First Home Bonus and a Regional Bonus. These ranged from $2,000 to $13,000 (on top of the FHOG) between May 2004 and June 2012. For contracts signed after June 2012, the FHOG is up to $7000.
The bank that you take out a mortgage with will help you sort out the relevant paperwork, or alternatively you can find application forms online (this link if for Victoria, however all states would have similar forms available).
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