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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) fees and charges for biosecurity services comes into effect on 1 July each year* to enable DPIRD to continue to provide essenti
Farm Finance (FFCLS) and Drought (DCLS) Concessional Loans Schemes were established and funded by the Australian Government and are administered on behalf of the Western Australian Government by th
Cattle producers in the shires of Albany, Denmark and Plantagenet in Western Australia and sheep producers in the shires of Esperance and Ravensthorpe are invited to participate in local surveillan
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports the growth of Western Australia’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.
DDLS Seed Testing and Certification is responsible for administering the industry seed potato production schemes in Western Australia.
Worm farms are good for the environment as the worms recycle organic waste by converting it into liquid and solid fertilisers. These farms are popular with householders as they are easy to look aft
Western Australia has in place conditions for the importation of seeds to avoid the introduction of pest and diseases into the State. This page summarises seed import requirements and conditions an
The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.
Mites of the Tetranychidae family (commonly known as spider mites) include some important pests of economic concern to agriculture and forestry.
The role of the Rural Business Development Corporation (RBDC) is to properly and fairly administer assistance schemes for the rural sector on behalf of the State and delivers other services for the
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) Quarantine WA service operates border checkpoints as a first line of defence against incursions of unwanted pests, weeds and
Under biosecurity legislation, any item that poses a biosecurity risk should be referred to quarantine inspectors for assessment.
DDLS - Plant Pathology Laboratories charges for the services it provides.
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.
Phomopsis cane and leaf spot is caused by the fungus Phomopsis viticola which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia.
Many small landholders with horses are often interested in knowing how they can best manage their property in a way that reduces impacts, yet maximises the benefits and their enjoyment.
Soil erosion looks unsightly and greatly compromises the sustainability and profitability of your farm. Managing soil to minimise erosion is essential.
A key component of live animal exports is the health certification that demonstrates to the importing country that the livestock meet market requirements.
Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.
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,