Therapeutic Goods Administration to remove 'mad cow disease' blood donation restrictions for first time since 2000

Tess Kelly
By Tess Kelly
May 4 2022 - 5:00am
RULE CHANGE: Tamworth Lifeblood nurse Janine Crowell will soon be able to welcome a new rush of donors. Photo: Gareth Gardner

LIFEBLOOD is hoping to see an influx of new donors after a change to eligibility requirements that will allow more residents to roll up their sleeves.


Tess Kelly

Tess Kelly


Tess Kelly is a journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on education, Gunnedah and the Liverpool Plains region. Story tips can be sent to and you can keep up with what's happening around the region via @TessKelly_ on Twitter.