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

  • White spot has been detected in Queensland. This disease is currently NOT in WA.

    White spot is a highly contagious viral infection that affects all crustaceans.

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development - Agriculture and Food (DPIRD) 2017-18 fees and charges for biosecurity services will

  • Under biosecurity legislation, any item that poses a biosecurity risk should be referred to quarantine inspectors for assessment.

  • All used agricultural, mining and earth-moving machinery or equipment arriving in Western Australia from other states and territories is inspected by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western

  • 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

  • The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service is here to support individuals and businesses as they pursue their activities, while ensuring our borders a

  • 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