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Advances for essential repairs and instalment relief

If you are an eligible person, have a current Defence Service Homes loan and satisfy specified Hardship Guidelines, we may be able to provide special assistance in certain circumstances. This could include assistance to:

  • carry out essential repairs to your home; or
  • reduce Defence Service Homes loan repayments.

Widow and widower advance

Widows and widowers of eligible persons can also apply for assistance to pay:

  • land and water rates, other Government charges on your property;
  • home unit maintenance levy; and
  • home insurance premiums.

Interest rates charged on loans for the above purposes are capped at 3.75 per cent a year for widows and widowers, and at 6.85 per cent a year for other borrowers. Obtain an Application for Widow/widower Advance; Essential Repair Advance; Instalment Relief.

Our guides will assist you in completing the form: