Type of entity
Legal Status Text
Authorized form of name
Other form(s) of name
- DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD WA / DAFWA
Dates of existence
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.