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A letter from Angus and Robertson Limited to the Division of Veterinary Hygiene.
Reply from RN Wardle, Director, Division of Veterinary Hygiene to Angus AND Robertson Ltd.
JB Moody's appeal for dog smuggling – letter to Mr RM Wardle Director, Division of Vetinary Hygiene, Department of Health.
Australia’s geographic isolation and strict quarantine laws help guard against diseases. Epidemics, including influenza and the bubonic plague, have taught us important lessons about managing disease.
Almost a million Australians served during World War II from 1939 to 1945. Australia’s proximity to the war in the Pacific forced us to question our relationships with the rest of the world.
Australia’s unique native animals are a result of geographic isolation. Discover records about the native and introduced animals that call Australia home and our relationships with them.
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