PFAS contamination: Public Health Tasmania advises residents to not eat fish or eel from the North Esk River

Caitlin Jarvis
By Caitlin Jarvis
Updated June 19 2019 - 8:40am, first published 2:30am
PFAS found in trout caught at Corra Linn

Levels of potentially toxic chemicals have been detected in fish and eel species caught in the North Esk river.


Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin Jarvis

Senior Journalist

I have worked in the Tasmanian digital/print media for 11 years, spanning two newsrooms. Covering Northern politics, development, I have developed a keen interest in agricultural and education news, as well as issues-based long-form journalism. Contact me at

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