Taree Service Centre COVID assisted testing for truckies 24/7

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
Updated July 27 2021 - 4:21am, first published 2:00am
The sign for the Taree South Service Centre freight workers testing station on the Pacific Highway. Photo Scott Calvin

Following the mandatory requirement for essential freight workers to be tested for COVID-19 every seven days, Transport for NSW has now introduced 24/7 assisted testing at it's five "freight friendly" testing stations, including the Taree Service Centre.


Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll


Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.