The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development detected Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) at two adjoining tenanted properties at Fremantle Ports in November 2019. An eradication program is currently underway.
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.
2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.
A range of services are in place to support farmers and pastoralists experiencing hardship, as a result of seasonal and financial pressures.
African swine fever is a highly contagious virus that causes high death rates in pigs.
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. These subsidies are designed to support Western Australia's market access and food safety.
Registration of owners and identification of livestock in Western Australia is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) regulations]. All camel owners must be registered as owners of stock and