• Foreign Buyers Duty

    The Duties Amendment (Additional Duty for Foreign Persons) Bill 2018 to implement the Foreign Buyers Duty Surcharge was introduced into the Parliament on 13 June 2018.

    The Bill operates to amend the Duties Act 2008 to impose additional duty on certain transactions involving foreign persons or entities acquiring residential property in Western Australia.

    The changes are proposed to come into effect on 1 January 2019.

    For information about the Foreign Buyers Duty Surcharge, see:

    More updates will be provided as the amendments progress through Parliament.

    Published date: 20 June 2018