The Western Australian Government recognises the value of animal welfare to the community and strives to ensure that all animals receive appropriate standards of care.

Rangelands Memo - November 2019

Rangelands Memo is produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development for stakeholders in the rangelands of Western Australia.

2019 leading into 2020 has been a difficult season for many farmers and pastoralists throughout Western Australia, with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.

The 2024 season has been difficult for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.

A range of services are in place to support farmers and pastoralists experiencing hardship, as a result of seasonal and financial pressures.

The Government of Western Australia supports sustainable development in agribusiness and food with grants, infrastructure, sponsorships, events, partnerships and investment opportunities to ensure our industry remains internationally competitive.

DPIRD works with a range of groups who have a role in responding to animal welfare issues during emergencies, to build the State’s capacity and capability to protect animals during any emergency.

AgMemo October 2019

AgMemo is the department’s flagship newsletter - keeping subscribers across the state up to date with the department’s activities, news and advice. In this edition:

- Research focus on the use of native flies to pollinate horticultural crops
- Support services and resources to assist...

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's Agribusiness, Food, Trade and Investment team offers a number of funding initiatives to support Western Australian agribusinesses.

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for producers - September/October 2019

Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to investigate diseases when they occur provides...

WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets - September 2019

Livestock disease investigations protect our markets: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular livestock diseases. The WA livestock disease outlook – for vets summarises recent...

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