We aim to create a progressive, innovative and profitable agriculture and food sector that benefits Western Australia.

We support the success of our state’s agrifood businesses through services and partnerships that help increase industry profitability and sustainability, while safeguarding our state’s precious natural resources.

DAFWA drives the economic development of the agriculture and food sector in Western Australia (WA), with a focus on export-led growth. We also undertake research, development and extension activities with partners around Australia and throughout the world to harness the best knowledge and technical excellence available.

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eConnected Grainbelt project



Native budworm update
Sclerotinia samples needed for disease research
Useful information and apps

October 2015

The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system indicates below average...

October 2015

On the whole, growing season rainfall (1 April to 31 October) in the Southern Agricultural Region (Esperance) up...

October 2015

On the whole, growing season rainfall (1 April to 31 October) in the western parts of the  Southern Agricultural...

October 2015

Media releases

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 9:30am
Friday, 9 October 2015 - 12:00pm
Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - 2:15pm
Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - 9:00am

Featured mobile apps

DAFWA's mobile applications provide our clients with relevant, real-time information at their fingertips to help them make more informed decisions wherever they are. More applications will be released in coming months.

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