72 hour Australia wide ban on horse movements

Saturday, August 25, 2007 The Honourable Peter McGauran, Federal Minister for Agriculture, has issued a 72 hour Australia wide travel ban on all Equine horse species. The ban followed confirmation that 16 horses from two separate Sydney locations have been infected with Equine Influenza. This follows earlier restrictions placed on horses in New South Wales (NSW). Thoroughbred race meeting. Image: Fir0002.. Mr McGauran said “There will be a 72-hour ban