Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

We work to develop and protect Western Australia’s agriculture and food sector and aquatic resources, and build vibrant regions with strong economies.

Announcements

News story

Tick treat your dog before travelling

Treat your dog for ticks before travelling to reduce the risk of it developing or spreading ehrlichiosis, a serious disease of dogs.
News story

Blue swimmer caution

Remove the head, guts and gills from blue swimmer crabs caught in the Swan and Canning rivers before freezing, cooking or eating them.

What we do

We work to develop and protect Western Australia’s agriculture and food sector and aquatic resources, and build vibrant regions with strong economies. To find out more, visit:

Interested in working for us? Find out about careers in our department.

Ministerial reporting

Contact

Other contacts
Telephone:
Emergency Animal Diseases: 1800 675 888
Exotic Plant Pest Hotline: 1800 084 881
Pest and Disease Information Service (PaDIS): 8 9368 3080
FishWatch: 1800 815 507
Report shark sightings to Water Police: 8 9442 8600
Page reviewed 31 May 2021