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
  • the partner of a farmer who spends a major part of your time and capital working on the farm
  • meets the income and assets test limits
  • meets mutual obligation requirements
There are changes coming to Farm Household Allowance that may affect you. Read about these proposed changes on the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources website. The changes are subject to the passage of legislation.

Page last updated: 10 August 2018