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
The Farm Household Allowance has been extended from 3 to 4 years. It is subject to the passage of legislation. For early advice and support find a Rural Financial Counsellor on the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources website.

Page last updated: 21 June 2018