The NSW government has announced an Amendment Bill as part of a new crackdown on asbestos regulation, which will see the penalty for unlawfully depositing or transporting asbestos-containing waste doubled.
Following recent calls for a total asbestos eradication plan for Australia, a new report has revealed that asbestos-related diseases are estimated to be costing the country more than $500 million
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has called for the Australian government to implement a plan for total asbestos eradication after a report into significant asbestos removal plans found that
Australia’s construction union, the CFMEU, has said that a warehouse in Port Adelaide contained asbestos that has been disturbed, likely putting local workers and residents at risk to exposure. CFMEU
An energy company in Western Australia has been convicted and fined $175,000 for importing material that contained asbestos. The company was unnamed but convicted on two counts of importing a