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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 following import conditions for entry of cattle into Western Australia will apply from 1 July 2021.
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.
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.
Registration of owners and identification of livestock in Western Australia is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) R