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Under biosecurity legislation, any item that poses a biosecurity risk should be referred to quarantine inspectors for assessment.
Onion smut (Urocystis cepulae) is a disease of onions. This disease is absent from Western Australia.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's Quarantine WA service works hard to prevent the introduction of exotic pests, diseases and weeds found in other states and territorie
A key component of live animal exports is the health certification that demonstrates to the importing country that the livestock meet market requirements.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has created a sampling and post-mortem guide to assist veterinarians investigating pig disease.
Western Australia remains relatively free of pests and diseases that adversely affect our agricultural industries and environment.
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.
Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.
Phomopsis cane and leaf spot is caused by the fungus Phomopsis viticola which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, through Quarantine WA, enforces quarantine laws that must be considered if you plan to move to WA.
DDLS - Entomology services provides expertise in invertebrate identification as well as helping to facilitate domestic and international trade and assists in protecting the biosecurity of Western A
The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops.
Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.
Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease that occurs in dogs, caused by either the bacteria Anaplasma platys or A. phagocytophila.
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 Animal Biosecurity and Welfare program within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) manages evidence-based systems to maintain and verify our high animal health,
Learn more about crop production in WA and register for industrial hemp grower workshops:
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) maintains animal health surveillance and disease control programs to support Western Australia's high animal health status.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) provides this information to help people in the rural areas of Western Australia find the support and assistance they need to d
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) program builds the capacity of Aboriginal people to participate in the Western Australi