Australian, state and territory governments offer various forms of financial assistance for farmers affected by mice infestation.
Australian Government financial support
- Farm Household Allowance which assists farming families experiencing financial hardship.
- Free financial counselling to individuals and small businesses, provided through the Rural Financial Counselling Service.
- Immediate tax deductions for capital expenditure on fodder assets used to store grain and other animal feed. Go to the Taxation measures – Australian Taxation Office web page.
- Other instant asset write-off, accelerated depreciation and tax relief provisions for eligible businesses. Go the Australian Taxation Office website for more information.
Assistance from your State or Territory government
Services NSW – Help for regional communities impacted by the mouse plague