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 November 2014

    The Pome and Summer Fruit Orchard Spray Guide 2014-15 provides information on chemical products, both registered and those as minor use permits, to control insect, mite and mollusc pests, diseases

  • 10 August 2016

    When different fruits and vegetables are stored together, one foodstuff may be tainted by odours given off by another.

  • 3 November 2015

    In 2012, the Shire of Manjimup was allocated funding under the State Government’s Royalties for Regions SuperTowns Development Project Fund to implement Manjimup’s Agricultural Expansion.

  • 24 June 2014

    The Southern Forests Food Council has been established as part of the Manjimup Agricultural Expansion Project to brand and promote agricultural products from the Manjimup district and develop new p

  • 3 November 2015

    The Manjimup Agriculture and Food Strategy is being developed to identify projects that will address contemporary agricultural issues and opportunities, and find successful applications for subsequ

  • 3 November 2015

    The Southern Forests SEED Program is an important part of the overall Manjimup SuperTown efforts and aims to raise the profile of agriculture in the Manjimup region as a valid career choice to attr

  • 2 December 2016

    Bluetongue virus can infect all ruminants but it usually only causes serious disease in sheep. Cattle may be infected with the virus but rarely show disease.

  • 20 April 2016

    Bruising of ware potatoes causes economic loss but good management at harvest and processing can significantly reduce losses.

  • 7 November 2016

    The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) has supported the Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia (RASWA) and the IGA Perth Royal Show for more than 60 years.

  • 7 November 2016

    The Western Australian grains industry was challenged to develop a strategy to double the value of the grains industry over the next decade to 2025.

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