Land Buyers Subsidy Scheme

Ballina Shire Council has secured a $5 million grant from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regional Cities (BBRC) program to construct Ballina Heights Drive.

BBRC funding for $4.5 million was also secured in 2012 to undertake development of the Wollongbar Sports Fields that are currently under construction. A condition of this grant was that Council put in place a land buyers’ subsidy scheme for 96 lots over four years on the Wollongbar Urban Release Area (“WUEA”). The scheme provides a rebate of $25,000 on the purchase price of land to eligible applicants.

The BBRC grant for Ballina Heights Drive requires Council to put in place a land buyers’ subsidy scheme for 120 lots over four years on Ballina Heights Estate and CURA A. The scheme provides a rebate of $25,000 on the purchase price of land to eligible applicants.

The same terms and conditions will apply to both schemes for low to moderate income earners. Successful applicants can choose whether they wish to purchase land on the Wollongbar Urban Release Area or Ballina Heights Estate and CURA A.

Forms available for the Scheme:

Further enquiries

Please contact Council’s Commercial Services Unit, Ph 6686 1239 or email leanneh@ballina.nsw.gov.au

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