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Western Australia is free of most of the significant diseases that affect animals in other parts of the world.
A national livestock standstill is when it is nationally agreed that specific livestock species affected by an emergency disease must not be moved.
The Potato Industry Assistance Grants Program has now closed.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the livestock sector.
Climate change will affect soil and water resources directly and indirectly, and the impacts will be determined by the three primary drivers: local climate, land characteristics and land management
Producing chickens or eggs on land treated or contaminated with organochlorines (OC) is not recommended for domestic consumption or commercial purposes.
Following diagnosis or strong suspicion of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), state and territory governments will implement a livestock standstill across Australia, including in unaffected regions.
‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and
It is illegal to feed meat, meat products and food that has been in contact with meat to pigs in Australia.
The State Government has made a $5 million investment in further Doppler technology as part of the $75 million Agricultural Infrastructure Investment Fund to provide complete Doppler radar coverage