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The Plant and Plant Product Traceability Project commenced in 2021, and is part of a national initiative to improve traceability within the agricultural sectors.
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 following import conditions for entry of cattle into Western Australia will apply from 1 July 2021.
Ehrlichiosis is a disease of dogs that occurs when a brown dog tick infected with the bacteria, Ehrlichia canis, bites a dog. Dogs do not directly transmit the disease to each other.
Whether you are a bushwalker, mountain bike rider, camper, fisher or rock climber, we all have a role to play in protecting Australia’s animals and regional industries from serious diseases.
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.
Expressions of interest for membership to the three Industry Funding Scheme (IFS) Management Committees and Review Panel are now closed.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease.