Farm Household Allowance Review 2018

We are seeking your views on the Government’s support program to farmers experiencing financial hardship - the Farm Household Allowance.

The review panel is interested in hearing from all people across the agricultural sector, including farming families experiencing hardship, and farming families who are doing well, trusted advisors and support networks such as: accountants, agricultural advisers, agronomists, financial planners, Rural Financial Counsellors, stockists, succession planners, industry and the general public.

The review will look into what is working well for FHA and what improvements could be made.

To have your say:

  1. Submit your feedback by completing a short survey.
  2. Submit a written response via email or post to questions raised in the issues paper or containing your experiences, thoughts and/or suggestions (max four pages).
  3. Participate in a public consultation:

Public consultation dates

  • 2-3 October 2018: Launceston, Tasmania
  • 8-9 October 2018: Casino, NSW
  • 17 October 2018: Adelaide, South Australia
  • 19 October 2018: industry group consultation in Canberra
  • 22-23 October 2018: Mildura region, Victoria
  • 30-31 October 2018: Warwick, Queensland
  • 6-7 November 2018: Bunbury, Western Australia
  • 14 November 2018, 10.30am-12pm: Tamworth, NSW
  • 15 November 2018, 9am-10.30am: Dubbo NSW
  • 22 November 2018: Bairnsdale, Victoria

How to register

Please register (and indicate which session you will be attending) via email to FHAReview@agriculture.gov.au or via phone at 02 6272 2449.

UPDATE: Following stakeholder requests, the deadline for written submissions has been extended to 9 November 2018.

The survey has been extended to 16 November 2018.

We will consider all comments before preparing the final report.

We are seeking your views on the Government’s support program to farmers experiencing financial hardship - the Farm Household Allowance.

The review panel is interested in hearing from all people across the agricultural sector, including farming families experiencing hardship, and farming families who are doing well, trusted advisors and support networks such as: accountants, agricultural advisers, agronomists, financial planners, Rural Financial Counsellors, stockists, succession planners, industry and the general public.

The review will look into what is working well for FHA and what improvements could be made.

To have your say:

  1. Submit your feedback by completing a short survey.
  2. Submit a written response via email or post to questions raised in the issues paper or containing your experiences, thoughts and/or suggestions (max four pages).
  3. Participate in a public consultation:

Public consultation dates

  • 2-3 October 2018: Launceston, Tasmania
  • 8-9 October 2018: Casino, NSW
  • 17 October 2018: Adelaide, South Australia
  • 19 October 2018: industry group consultation in Canberra
  • 22-23 October 2018: Mildura region, Victoria
  • 30-31 October 2018: Warwick, Queensland
  • 6-7 November 2018: Bunbury, Western Australia
  • 14 November 2018, 10.30am-12pm: Tamworth, NSW
  • 15 November 2018, 9am-10.30am: Dubbo NSW
  • 22 November 2018: Bairnsdale, Victoria

How to register

Please register (and indicate which session you will be attending) via email to FHAReview@agriculture.gov.au or via phone at 02 6272 2449.

UPDATE: Following stakeholder requests, the deadline for written submissions has been extended to 9 November 2018.

The survey has been extended to 16 November 2018.

We will consider all comments before preparing the final report.

  • Submit your feedback online

    Thank you for providing your feedback. This survey should take 10-15 minutes to complete.

    Please note all mandatory questions require a response to progress through the survey

    You will need to register with us or sign in to provide feedback online.

    Before you make a submission, make sure you have read the read the Issues paper for the Farm Household Allowance review PDF (927 KB) and/or the Terms of Reference PDF [382 KB].

    Thank you for providing your feedback. This survey should take 10-15 minutes to complete.

    Please note all mandatory questions require a response to progress through the survey

    You will need to register with us or sign in to provide feedback online.

    Before you make a submission, make sure you have read the read the Issues paper for the Farm Household Allowance review PDF (927 KB) and/or the Terms of Reference PDF [382 KB].

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