With Bali back on the cards for holidaymakers, the Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole has warned of the damage a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) breakout could have on the livestock industry.
Travellers to Bali and other destinations affected by FMD should take appropriate precautions when re-entering Australia to ensure they don’t bring the disease back with them. Actions include declaring where you have been, making sure any clothes and shoes you bring in are clean and free from soil and manure, avoiding any livestock on your travels and staying away from farms or anywhere there might be livestock for at least seven days when you return home.
Agritourism businesses in the region are encouraged to ask upcoming guests where they’ve travelled in the past seven days to help mitigate the risk.
Read more on the NSW Government website