You're invited to comment on the WA Soil and Land Conservation Council's discussion paper "Sustaining Western Australia’s Agricultural, Horticultural and Pastoral Soils: Western Australian Soil Health Strategy". https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/slcc/soil-and-land-conservation-council-consultation
The discussion paper includes some sample questions you can answer (copied into this thread), but you are invited to make whatever comments you like.

What do you think?
1. In your opinion, will the proposal for developing a soil health strategy support the maintenance and management of healthy soils in Western Australia?
2. In your opinion, what are the top three actions that industry, government, and the research and education community could take to protect and conserve soil health over the long term?
3. What, if any, trends have you noticed in agricultural soil management practices over the past 10 years?
4. In your opinion, what are the best practices for maintaining and managing soil health?
5. How can government and soil specialists best help agriculturalists, horticulturalists, and pastoralists adopt best practice for the management and/or improvement of soil health?
6. What specific types of information and/or tools are needed to help governments (local and state), landholders, Natural Resource Management (NRM) groups and farm or conservation organisations make decisions about managing Western Australia’s soils and landscapes?
7. What tools are needed to assess and monitor soil health and soil and land conservation in Western Australia?
8. Beyond what is currently available, are there research topics and/or education and training programs that could be established to provide knowledge and personnel that will help improve the health of soils in Western Australia?
9. What are the best ways to make information available to the Western Australian community to support the maintenance of healthy soils and land conservation?
10. Do you have any other comments?
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