How much you can get

The amount of Farm Household Allowance you can get depends on your circumstances.

This payment is the same as the maximum rate of JobSeeker Payment or Youth Allowance.

If you have a partner, we may pay the allowance to both of you. You may be able to submit a combined claim.

If you get Farm Household Allowance (FHA) you’ll get all the following:

  • a fortnightly payment for up to 4 years in each specific 10 year period
  • activity supplements up to a lifetime limit of $10,000 to pay for activities to help improve your financial position
  • a Farm Household Case Officer to work with you to help you improve your financial circumstances.

FHA is a taxable Centrelink payment. Read about paying tax on your payment.

Page last updated: 2 November 2023.
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