A Darwin property developer has been fined $300,000 for contravening pollution abatement notices deliberately. The fines relate to dumping 15,000 tonnes of demolition waste and other contaminants into Darwin Harbour.
Inspectors from SafeWork NSW have confirmed they are beginning the new year with more frequent site visits to discuss the risks associated with silica dust in the workplace. SafeWork NSW
Perth beachgoers have been warned to take care after asbestos was uncovered in dunes at Hillary’s dog beach last week. The area is being attended to, but it is unclear
Another home in Canberra has been found to contain Mr Fluffy loose-fill asbestos insulation, the second in just a few months. The home is located in the south of the
After a suspicious building fire in Motueka, New Zealand, authorities are undertaking testing to determine the severity of asbestos contamination of nearby areas, and will remediate the site as required.