Tasmania acts to keep deadly disease out, but it's not coronavirus

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
July 12 2021 - 6:00am
QUICK SPREADING: The common brown tick, which is found everywhere in Australia other than Tasmania, is the vector of the disease. Picture: Dr Campbell Costello (Insta - @outbackvets.)

Tasmania has quietly established border controls to stop the spread of a deadly disease from the mainland but it is not aimed at COVID-19.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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