Residence rules

To be eligible for Farm Household Allowance you must meet the residence rules.

On the day you claim you must be all of the following:

To keep getting your payment, you must be living in Australia as an Australian resident.

When you need to wait

If you've recently arrived as a resident in Australia, you may have to wait 2 or 4 years to get this payment. There are some exemptions to this. Read more about the newly arrived resident's waiting period.

Page last updated: 17 March 2023.
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