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From 1 January 2022, earmarking of sheep and earmarking and/or branding of cattle (including buffalo) will be optional.
These frequently asked questions provide information on the regulation and management of Johne's disease (JD) in cattle in Western Australia.
This webpage outlines the history of Johne’s disease (JD) in cattle regulation in Australia and changes to current regulation in Western Australia.
The State's Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (AWAC) is a non-statutory body established to provide independent and expert advice to the Minister for Agriculture and Food on animal welfare related
The Southern Rangelands Revitalisation project is a State Government investment that will support pastoralists investigate and design long-term solutions for on-station improvements in rangeland co
The following import conditions for entry of cattle into Western Australia will apply from 1 July 2021.
Western Australian producers can access a variety of subsidies for disease investigations in livestock that will minimise the cost of calling a vet and maximise the benefits.
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.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease.
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.