Food, export & investment

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) supports the success of our State’s world-renowned agrifood sector which produces high-quality, safe and healthy agricultural, food and fibre products for domestic and international markets. Western Australia is one of the most pest- and disease-free agricultural production areas in the world.

As a result of stringent safety and quality systems our primary industries provide premium quality food and beverage products to local and international clients. DAFWA also works to identify and develop international market opportunities for agrifood businesses and attract investment into the State.


  • 14 February 2017

    With an increasing global population and growing demand for agrifood products, Western Australia is in a position to build on its reputation as a clean and green State, free from major pests and di

  • 17 February 2017

    The Industry Grants for International Competitiveness (IGIC) program is a component of the $22.1 million

  • 22 February 2017

    The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) is supporting the Western Australian grains industry and businesses to boost profitability, export competitiveness and sustainabili

  • 1 March 2017

    Some of the world’s safest meat, milk and fibre products are produced here in Western Australia. WA farmers produce safe food by keeping their livestock free of harmful residues.

  • 5 March 2017

    Western Australia (WA) has many competitive advantages as a location for beef production, processing and export to target markets.

  • 7 March 2017

    This research represents the first step in DAFWA's Asian Market Success project, a three year, $6 million project funded by the state government's Royalties for Regions program.

  • 14 March 2017

    Private and public food laboratories conduct food testing. This page lists the laboratories known to us, and likely to be able to assist you when required.

  • 14 March 2017

    Organic farming is a popular pursuit especially for small landholders interested in sustainable production.

  • 20 March 2017

    An area at Waterloo near Bunbury, Western Australia has been identified as the preferred location for a future agri-industry investment in the south-west region, which will now be the subject of fu

  • 23 March 2017

    Supporting Western Australian horticulture businesses to achieve international competitiveness and industry growth


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