A review of current information for bush regenerators, bush workers and people who love the bush.
Edition 2, May 2014.
Download PDF: AABR Ticks and tick-borne diseases – protecting yourself
There are still many contradictions and gaps in the science and practice concerning ticks and tick borne diseases. We have attempted to bring together the most up-to-date and practical information for workers in bushland. This guide is a work in progress and does not off er advice on health care. It remains the responsibility of employers and individuals to assess and manage risk based on each local situation, and their own needs. Always follow product directions.
For further information about ticks and tick borne diseases please contact the following websites:
Key Lyme disease websites
Australian Lyme disease websites:
NSW Health websites
The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society
For detailed information on tick induced allergies, contact these websites:
Tickborne Illness Awareness
- Tickborne Illness Community Network Australia (TICNA) www.ticna.org.au.
Tick Education Awareness Presentation:
- TICNA offer free educational Tick Talks, contact email@example.com
- StateCover, Manly, Pittwater and Willoughby Councils have prepared a tick education awareness program for staff, contractors and volunteers working in or near bushland.
- Access resource: Tick management program (Flash player required)