Farm Household Allowance data dashboard

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Farm Household Allowance (FHA) provides eligible farmers and their partners experiencing financial hardship with assistance through planning and training for long-term financial improvements as well as income support for up to four years.

A breakdown of state by state data relating to FHA applications is below, as at 9 November 2018. Updated monthly.


New South Wales

2,963 NSW farmers have been granted FHA since 2014

6,800 eligible farmers have not yet applied​

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Victoria

2,720 Victorian farmers have been granted FHA since 2014

7,000 eligible farmers have not yet applied

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Queensland

2,327 Queensland farmers have been granted FHA since 2014

6,800 eligible farmers have not yet applied​

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South Australia

762 SA farmers have been granted FHA since 2014

2,600 eligible farmers have not yet applied

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Western Australia

210 WA farmers have been granted FHA since 2014

2,200 eligible farmers have not yet applied

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Tasmania

98 Tasmanian farmers have been granted FHA since 2014

700 eligible farmers have not yet applied

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Eligible farmers (and their partners) estimated to nearest 100. Less than 20 farmers are on FHA and less than 100 estimated eligible for FHA in the Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory. This infographic reflects data from the Department of Human Services, ABARES Farm Survey Data and ABS. Numbers are as at 9 November 2018. Note that some data is rounded and should not be totalled for national figures.

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Don’t self assess. Find out today if you’re eli​gible for the FHA program. Call the Farmer Assistance hotline (132 316) or visit a Rural Financial Counsellor.

Rural Financial Counsellors can also help you complete your application for FHA. It’s a free service.

Don’t have a Rural Financial Counsellor? Find one near you at Rural Financial Counselling Service or call 1800 686 175.

Remember, you don’t have to be in drought to apply for help.

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