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 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.
Farm Household Allowance is a taxable Centrelink payment. Read about paying tax on your payment.
If you got the Coronavirus Supplement, you need to declare it as income in your tax return for the 2020-21 financial year.
The Coronavirus Supplement won’t be shown separately on your Centrelink payment summary.
Your total Centrelink payment rate was increased if you were paid the Coronavirus Supplement.