Australian Property Stamp Duty Rates at July 2015.
Stamp Duty is paid on most House Purchases in Australia
There are a few exceptions, and the rate is NOT the same in each state.
Stamp Duty rates on Residential Homes valued at: $400,000.
$ 5,250 QLD
Stamp Duty rates on Residential Homes valued at: $800,000.
First Home owners do get various exemptions and discounts, while investment property purchases often pay the higher rate.