HAVE YOUR SAY NOW ON EARMARKING AND BRANDING CONSULTATION

The Nationals WA agriculture spokesperson Colin de Grussa is encouraging producers to have their say on the State Government’s consultation process for sheep and cattle earmarking and cattle branding. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is proposing to amend the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013…

GOVERNMENT REVERSES ITS DECISION TO TRANSFER PERMITS FOR WILD DOG CONTROL TO VOLUNTEERS

The Nationals spokesperson for Agriculture, Colin de Grussa has welcomed the announcement today that the Government’s had reversed its decision to effectively transfer all legal liability and risk for the control of wild dogs on government land to Recognised Biosecurity Groups (RBG). Under a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) issued to RBGs by the Department…

Minister asleep at the wheel of Kalgoorlie Inspection and Decontamination Facility

The Nationals WA spokesperson for Agriculture Colin de Grussa says the Labor Government is putting animal welfare and the State’s biosecurity at risk amid concerns about the current operations of the Kalgoorlie Inspection and Decontamination Facility. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, under the control of the Minister for Agriculture Alannah MacTiernan, operates…

Alarm at Labor Government plan to shift liability for wild dogs control on to volunteers

The Nationals spokesperson for Agriculture, Colin de Grussa has expressed his alarm at the recent actions by the McGowan Government to effectively transfer all legal liability and risk for the control of wild dogs on government land to Recognised Biosecurity Groups (RBG). Under a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) issued to RBGs by the Department…