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The following import conditions for entry of cattle into Western Australia will apply from 1 July 2021.
Traditionally, agriculture in the Western Australian rangelands has predominantly relied on grazing stock on native vegetation, with some irrigation precincts around Carnarvon and on the Ord River
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease.
In May 2019, the McGowan Government commissioned the Independent Review (the Review) of the operation and effectiveness of Animal Welfare Act 2002 (the Act).
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.
Productivity and Capacity is one of three strategic pillars under the Northern Beef Development project.
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.
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.
A range of Federal and State assistance measures are in place to support farmers and pastoralists experiencing hardship, as a result of seasonal pressures.
African swine fever is a highly contagious virus that causes high death rates in pigs.