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 claim status is below, as at 7 September 2020. Updated monthly.

 

New South Wales

6,065 NSW farmers/farmers’ partners have been granted FHA since 2014

Potentially 3,700 eligible farmers/farmers’ partners have not yet applied

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Victoria

3,790 Victorian farmers/farmers’ partners have been granted FHA since 2014

Potentially 5,900 eligible farmers/farmers’ partners have not yet applied

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Queensland

3,916 Queensland farmers/farmers’ partners have been granted FHA since 2014

Potentially 5,300 eligible farmers/farmers’ partners have not yet applied

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South Australia

1,599 SA farmers/farmers’ partners have been granted FHA since 2014

Potentially 1,800 eligible farmers/farmers’ partners have not yet applied

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Western Australia

331 WA farmers/farmers’ partners have been granted FHA since 2014

Potentially 2,100 eligible farmers/farmers’ partners have not yet applied

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Tasmania

183 Tasmanian farmers/farmers’ partners have been granted FHA since 2014

Potentially 600 eligible farmers/farmers’ partners have not yet applied

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Eligible farmers (and their partners) estimated to nearest 100. Due to the small number of farmers/farmers’ partners who have been granted FHA in the Northern Territory and in the Australian Capital Territory, no values are provided. This infographic reflects data from Services Australia, ABARES Farm Survey Data and the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Numbers are as at 7 September 2020. 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 eligible for the FHA program. Call the Farmer Assistance hotline (132 316).

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.

 

 


 

 

 

 
Last reviewed: 18 September 2020
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