Farm Household Allowance

Help for farmers and their families experiencing financial hardship.

Eligibility basics

  • be a farmer who contributes a significant part of your labour and capital to the farm enterprise, or be the partner of a farmer who does
  • meet an income and assets test, and
  • comply with mutual obligation requirements


If you have a Farm Household Allowance debt from the 2014–15 reconciliation, it may be waived. Read more about farm business income reconciliation.

Page last updated: 12 August 2016