Regional and Seasonal content

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

Information on this page can be used by pastoralists to manage grazing pressure for sustainable pastoralism.

Feb 2023

This section answers some frequently asked questions about Extrata.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is issuing a Quarantine Area Notice (17 March) to prevent the spread of carpet sea squirt (Didemnum vexillum) detected at a Hen

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is assisting Western Australian primary industries affected by flooding in the Fitzroy River catchment, as part of a whole-of-g

South Perth science student Georgia Welsh is the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum Noel Fitzpatrick medal.

The following information regarding the use of animals for scientific purposes in Western Australia aims to assist researchers, teachers, members of animal ethics committees and the general public.

Partnering with local experts in environmental, social and governance (ESG) specialities, the Department can provide support to your agriculture, food and beverage business.

Western Australian Agrifood Export eNews is a weekly e-newsletter from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development which provides up-to-date news related to agrifood and fisheries

The Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (known as DRFAWA) commenced as of 1 November 2018 and provide a range of measures designed to help those within disaster affected communities. 

Natural capital accounting (NCA) is the process of calculating the total stocks and flows of natural resources and services in each ecosystem or region.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) through Quarantine WA has the power to detain any goods that are deemed risk items or goods which are not accompanied by the co

Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.

Under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regulations], it is mandatory to provide appropriate documentation

Beekeepers in Western Australia are encouraged to regularly check their hives for pests and diseases and report their findings.

Livestock traceability

The Season 2023 webpage contains seasonally relevant information and management options in the agricultural areas of Western Australia.

On 2 October 2020, the Animal Welfare (Transport, Saleyards and Depots) (Cattle and Sheep) Regulations 2020 (Transport Regulations) were gazetted and subsequently introduced in Western Australia.

The Departement of Primary Industries and Regional Development is committed to building strong relationships and enhanced respect between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Aus

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for autumn, March to May 2023, is indicating greater than 60% probability of...


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