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Farm Household Allowance

A payment for farming families in financial hardship.

Eligibility basics

  • a farmer who spends a major part of your time and capital working on the farm,  or the partner of a farmer who does
  • is not over the income and assets test limits
  • meets mutual obligation requirements
If you get Farm Household Allowance, you need to send us your tax returns so we can check if we paid you the right amount. Read more about farm business income reconciliation.
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Page last updated: 9 August 2017