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.

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  • 2 October 2017

    DDLS Seed Testing and Certification is a leading service provider in the field of seed certification.

  • 2 October 2017

    DDLS Seed Testing and Certification (formally AGWEST Plant Laboratories) is a service area under the DAFWA Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DDLS) - an amalgamation of DAFWA plant and animal laborato

  • 16 June 2017

    The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports initiatives that align with our vision, purpose and priorities as outlined in our Strategic plan 2014–17.

  • 10 November 2016

    The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia has released a report outlining how Western Australian farm businesses can adapt and become investment-ready to grow the agri-food sector i

  • 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

  • 11 September 2017

    Wheat is the major grain crop produced in Western Australia (WA) making up 65% of annual grain production and generating A$2-3 billion for the State economy each year.

  • 12 September 2017

    The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports the growth of Western Australia’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.

  • 11 September 2017

    The Department of Agriculture and Food and Fruit West delivered a seminar which highlighted grower-owned fruit marketing businesses and their retail success stories.

  • 11 September 2017

    The food and beverage industry in Western Australia supplies a number of high-value niche domestic and international markets.

  • 17 August 2017

    DDLS Seed Testing and Certification offers a wide range of tests to assess the quality of your seed.

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