Quarantine

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) works hard to prevent the introduction of exotic pests, diseases and weeds found in other states and territories of Australia.

DAFWA, through Quarantine WA is involved with:

  • Developing and maintaining biosecurity and quarantine legislation including importing requirements.
  • Providing information on export requirements.
  • Providing advice on quarantine matters or potential quarantine risk material.

Please refer to DAFWA’s Quarantine web pages for information on importing and exporting potential quarantine risks within Australia.

For information relating to overseas movements please contact the Federal Government’s Department of Agriculture in the first instance.

Articles

  • 24 November 2016

    The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service works hard to prevent the introduction of exotic pests, diseases and weeds found in other states and territ

  • 29 August 2014

    The Western Australian grain storage industry is focused on sealed storage and fumigation to achieve the federally mandated ‘nil tolerance’ for live insects in exports.

  • 11 May 2016

    The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service operates border checkpoints as a first line of defence against incursions of unwanted pests, weeds and dise

  • 18 January 2017

    Protecting Western Australian citrus orchards from pests and diseases that could significantly affect their production and therefore the availability of citrus is an important activity of growers,

  • 10 July 2015

    The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), which includes Quarantine WA, inspects animals arriving at Perth Domestic Airport, regional airports and quarantine road checkpoin

  • 16 August 2016

    Plant post-entry quarantine (PEQ) services facilitate safe introduction of new germplasm from interstate and overseas.

  • 2 December 2016

    Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).

  • 2 December 2016

    Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).

  • 10 October 2016

    Strict movement requirements exist when importing livestock from interstate and/or overseas into Western Australia (WA).

  • 9 December 2016

    All ruminants entering Western Australia must meet published import requirements and be accompanied by the relevant documentation.

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