Help to access assistance for drought hit farmers
Changes to the Farm Household Allowance are hoped to make it easier for primary producers access drought assistance.
The application process has been broadly criticised by farmers for being too long, and convoluted.
This financial year has seen nearly 2,000 more applications than in the entire 2017-18.
Rural reporter Eddie Summerfield spoke with Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud to find out more about the changes.
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