Farmers defend accessing Farm Household Allowance during drought

Farmers defend accessing Farm Household Allowance during drought
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For drought-afflicted farmers across the country, the Farm Household Allowance provides vital support. Eligible farmers can claim the allowance for up to four years during a 10 year period. Barnaby Joyce recently caused a stir with his view that if that decade-long period doesn’t deliver a profit for farmers, they should consider what they’re doing with their lives. It’s advice that’s not sitting well with some of them.

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