WA Premier Mark McGowan and WA Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan will join key agriculture industry stakeholders for the third of the WA Government's Industry Engagement Consortiums, focused on creating jobs and fostering economic growth in agribusiness.
International retailers, importers, and wholesalers from nine export markets across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East are due to land in Perth on Wednesday 10 May 2017 to attend the annual Reverse Trade Mission (RTM), delivered by AUSVEG and commissioned by Horticulture Innovation Australia.
WAFarmers congratulates WA Labor, which convincingly won in the 2017 WA State Election.
WAFarmers is seeking a commitment from the political parties in the lead up to the State Election to improve and facilitate greater access for Restricted Access Vehicles (RAV) 4, as part of their State Election Policy Platform.
WA Fisheries Minister Joe Francis said the speedy 'green tick' for new and expanded aquaculture proposals in the Kimberley Aquaculture Development Zone illustrated the value of the State setting up the zone - including securing the major environmental approvals in advance.
Western Australian farming businesses are set to benefit from streamlined regulations and administrative processes, saving time and money across the sector.
The WA Government has backed the future of the State's $5 billion grains industry by increasing its shareholding in the Western Australian-based plant breeding company InterGrain.
Farmers in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt will share in more than $540,000 under the Coalition Government’s National Landcare Programme to help protect the local habitat and reduce the threat of feral foxes and cats targeting native animals.