Tag: quarantine

Bligh says govt acted before Hendra report

The Queensland Government had made significant changes to the way it handled Hendra virus outbreaks well before the ombudsman released a critical report, Premier Anna Bligh said. Ombudsman Phil Clarke’s report highlighted inadequate communication between veterinarians and horse owners. Clarke said systemic failures had hampered the Labor government’s response to […]

Lab technician saves dog from deportation or death

An American couple has a Curtin University physics technician to thank for saving the life of their beloved Brittany spaniel Layla after her microchip became unreadable. Elizabeth and Franck Tellier immigrated to Perth from Houston, Texas with their two dogs, five-year old Layla, and a seven year-old American Eskimo, Mason, […]