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The Indigenous Landholder Service (ILS) newsletter provides up-to-date information for our landholders and stakeholders.
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.
Various insects and mites can damage vegetables in home gardens at all stages of growth.
Weather damage in barley is a common problem worldwide including the south coast of Western Australia (WA) where it is associated with the late spring/early summer rains.
Strangles is an infectious, bacterial disease of horses, which may affect any horse not previously exposed to the disease.
Under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 landholders must take control measures to destroy, prevent or eradicate declared pests.
Aquaculture is one of Australia’s fastest growing primary industries.
Ampelovirus Little cherry virus 2 (LChV-2) is one cause of little cherry disease (LCD) and is an exotic pest to Western Australia.
Septoria spot of citrus (Septoria citri) is an exotic disease to Western Australia. It is a serious pest that causes fruit blemishes, affecting saleability for the fresh fruit market.
This page contains a summary of genetic modification and the Australian genetically modified organism-related legislation, and introduces the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Developme
Codling moth (Cydia pomonella) is a serious pest of apples and other pome fruit and has the potential to cause severe crop losses. This pest is not known to occur in Western Australia.
Establishing a healthy and productive orchard requires planning and preparation. You must first select a mango variety and then its propagation method.
Mango fruit produced in the Perth area is seasonally the latest in Australia and receives high prices in WA and interstate.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's Quarantine WA service offers many co-regulatory arrangements to assist business to meet quarantine requirements and share the responsibil
Citrus black spot (Guignardia citricarpa) is a fungal disease of citrus trees that can affect external fruit quality. This disease is not known to occur in Western Australia.
Pink disease (Erythricium salmonicolor) is a serious pest of citrus that can affect entire limbs and/or kill trees. This pest is not known to occur in Western Australia.
Pink disease (Erythricium salmonicolor) is an exotic pest to Western Australia. It is a serious disease of citrus than can result in yield losses due to limb and tree death.
Whether you are a small landholder developing a small patch of paradise or starting a new enterprise, there are several government approvals required.
Good marketing happens when a business knows its brand, unique selling proposition and target market.
Business planning doesn’t have to be an arduous, drawn out task — it can be a simple, straightforward process that has the potential to turn your enterprise into a more profitable success.