AU WA A1948 - DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status

Organisation

Legal Status Text

Authorized form of name

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD

Other form(s) of name

  • DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD WA / DAFWA

Description identifier

AU WA A1948

Description area

Dates of existence

2006-03-01 - 2017-07-01

History

The Department of Agriculture became the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) in March 2006 to reflect the department's increased focus on food and trade development, food marketing, food integrity and regional food development.

Under the McGowan Government, the Department of Agriculture and Food was merged with the Department of Regional Development, the Department of Fisheries and Regional Development Commissions on 1 July 2017 to become the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

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Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Public Sector Management Act 1994 section 35(1)(d)

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Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1945 - DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT (2017-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1945

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

2006-03-01 - 2017-07-01

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A2 - DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (1898-01-01 - 2006-03-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A2

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1898-01-01 - 2006-03-01

Description of relationship

Related function

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Status

Draft

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