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Fresh food businesses are faced with the challenge of creating a food safety culture, maintaining best practice and retaining customer confidence, while effectively managing overall costs.
The Western Australian Government recognises the value of animal welfare to the community and strives to ensure that all animals receive appropriate standards of care.
The use of genetically modified (GM) crops in Australia is regulated under a national scheme.
Calling a vet to investigate disease protects our markets: The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases...
Livestock disease investigations protect our markets: Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we are free of particular...
A natural disaster such as a fire, flood, hypothermia (cold stress) event, truck rollover or other incident may result in compromised animal welfare.
On 11 October 2017, amendments to the Animal Welfare Act 2002 (the Act) were introduced to State Parliament via the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill 2017 (the Bill). On 20 November 2018, the
Permits are required for landholders to possess and use registered 1080 or strychnine products for vertebrate animal control on leasehold or freehold land.
Field Pea Blackspot Management Guide is a location and season specific weekly forecast.
Reproduction rates across the WA flock are between 1.15 and 1.35 (foetuses per ewe) depending on seasonal conditions and nutrition. Marking rates in 2017 across the agricultural region for Merinos
As of July 2018, there were 14.5 million sheep and lambs in Western Australia.
Fifteen projects will share in $582,800 in funding through the eConnected Grainbelt Project’s new WA Internet of Things (IoT) DecisionAg Grant Program.
There are many hundreds of species of spiders in Australia which play a beneficial role in our environment by eating insect pests.
Not sure what to report for the Biosecurity Blitz? Want to dive a bit deeper and get stuck in to some serious biosecurity surveillance?
A person in charge or control of an animal is responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of the animal. The responsibility is the same for all animals from pets to livestock.
The first step to improving animal welfare in Australia is making sure animal cruelty is reported.
The Pastures from Space service generates maps to estimate pasture feed on offer (FOO) as kilograms of dry matter per hectare, and plant (pasture and crop) growth rates (PGR) as kilograms of dry ma
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development will soon be carrying out public consultations in a number of key areas related to animal welfare.