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Farm Household Allowance

Grant Closes: Ongoing Value: Based on individual assessment Run By: Australian Government Services Australia Further Information: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/farm-household-allowance

Farm Household Allowance (FHA) provides assistance to farming families experiencing financial hardship. This program focuses on helping farmers make important decisions to improve their long-term financial situation.

The support available includes:

  • a fortnightly payment for up to 4 years in each specific 10-year period
  • supplementary allowances such as rent assistance, telephone and pharmaceutical allowances and a Health Care Card
  • individual case support with a Farm Household Case Officer (FHCO)
  • a financial assessment of the farm enterprise worth up to $1500
  • up to $10,000 in activity supplements that gives farmers an opportunity to develop skills, access training and pay for professional advice to better manage their business into the future
Last Updated: 16th of October 2022
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