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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is assisting producers across the northern rangelands through the provision of seasonally relevant information and management o
The Western Australian Government has stated its support for pastoralists wanting to sequester carbon through revegetation.
Surveillance and eradication activities are undertaken in conjunction with community, local government and industry to prevent the establishment of this pest in Western Australia.
The Gascoyne Food Bowl Initiative (GFBI) was established in 2012 to increase horticultural production in the area, matched with borefield development.
Pastoral rangelands provide a range of benefits in addition to pastoralism: tourism, ecological services, mining, and cultural and heritage values for Indigenous people.
Grain overload is also known as acidosis or grain poisoning.
Piloting new techniques to control and eradicate Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) in Carnarvon was part of the Boosting Biosecurity Defences program led by the Department of Primary Industries and
This Boosting Biosecurity Defences project has partnered with grains industry stakeholders and the wider community to improve Western Australian grains industry pest and disease surveillance, diagn
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) approved procedure for detection of trematode eggs and Eimeria leuckarti sedimentation method (FEST) on faecal samples.
Liver fluke is a parasite of ruminants and is not present in Western Australia.
The National Livestock Identification System (Sheep and Goats) is Australia's system for the identification and tracing of animals for food safety, disease control and market access purposes.
Western Australia has a relatively disease-free status compared with the rest of the world.
Surveillance and diagnosis for pests and diseases in the Western Australian grape industry was a transformational project to boost the early detection of exotic pests and disease incursions and enh
The Western Australian Government, through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, is focusing resources on supporting the growth of premium and value-add food and beverage b
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development uses the following definitions for terms used in our rangeland management publications.
Officers of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) assess rangeland condition to provide advice on planning and managing grazing pressure on leases, and for requireme
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is committed to supporting the Western Australian agriculture and food sector to grow and develop, in order to capitalise on gr
The National TSE Surveillance Program (NTSESP) conducts surveillance for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease) in cattle and scrapie in sheep.
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 National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP) monitors the distribution of economically important insect-borne viruses of livestock and their vectors.