Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan has approved Declared Pest Rates for 2019-20. Rates were published in the WA Government Gazette and the Minister released a media statement date 9 July 2019. The State Government has allocated $2.68 million to match the rates to be raised.
Manage the impact of declared pest species so that they have minimal impact on the agricultural industry, landscapes and biodiversity values within the Ravensthorpe Shire.
Assist and encourage a consistent, integrated and cooperative approach to the management of declared priority pest species across all land types within the Ravensthorpe Shire.
What are your priority declared species for control? If you've got ideas for what declared species the group should be focusing on, then please take five minutes and complete the survey (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PZHPBJV). Results from the survey are used to inform the Operational Plan and guides implementation of the Declared Pest Rate.