The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency was established on 1 July 2013 to provide a national focus on asbestos issues which goes beyond workplace safety to encompass environmental and public health concerns.  The agency aims to ensure asbestos issues receive the attention and focus needed to drive change across all levels of government.

2015 Conference News

The final conference programme is now online with a fantastic line up of domestic and international speakers in asbestos management, health, advocacy and governance to look at what is best practice in managing the dangers of asbestos in our community and abroad.

Registration is still open with early bird prices closing tomorrow 2 October 2015, 5:00 pm EST.

All exhibition packages have now SOLD OUT however advertising opportunities are still available and you can still join us as an event contributor at the conference. If you would like to know more, details and benefits are outlined in the prospectus. You can also get in touch with our events team to find out more.

We look forward to seeing you in Brisbane!


The agency has issued its first stakeholder newsletter, ASEA matters  for Spring 2015
The Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities Imported Materials with Asbestos Working Group has issued an alert regarding the sale of crayons within Australia that have been found to contain trace amounts of asbestos.
The agency is seeking applications for two new positions to assist in delivering the work of the agency and the ongoing implementation of the National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Management and Awareness.  Applications close 11.30pm 17 September 2015.