Tasmania sells RATs to keep COVID out of Antarctica

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated January 26 2022 - 11:26pm, first published 7:30pm

A procurement notice showing the Tasmanian government sold 2000 rapid antigen tests to the Commonwealth Agriculture Department raised the ire of Labor, but the government has confirmed the deal is part of keeping Antarctica COVID-free.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010