09 October 2019
The report from the review of the Farm Household Allowance was released in October 2019.
Farm Household Allowance
09 October 2018
The Farm Household Allowance (FHA) provides help for farmers in Australia facing hardship, particularly during drought.
You can get Farm Household Allowance (FHA) if you are an Australian citizen, permanent visa-holder or a protected Special Category visa-holder (SCV).
Review of the Farm Household Allowance
The FHA commenced in July 2014, and the Government has decided to review the program. The review panel is accepting public submissions from interested stakeholders.
Have your say
Attend in a public consultation
The Department of Agriculture are holding 0a series of public consultation sessions around Australia.
Submit an online survey
Submit feedback online. Note: you will need to register and be signed in to take this survey.
Make a written submission
Submit a written response via email or post to questions raised in the issues paper or containing your experiences, thoughts and/or suggestions (max four pages). Before you make a written submission, make sure you have read the read the Issues paper for the Farm Household Allowance review PDF (927 KB) and/or the Terms of Reference PDF (382 KB).
Submit your feedback by 2 November 2018. The Review will make recommendations to Government in the first half of 2019.
Are you a New Zealander farming in Australia?
Oz Kiwi would like to hear from New Zealanders, facing hardship in Australia, who are not eligible to access the Farm Household Allowance.