The agency is pleased to announce that the 3rd International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management will be held in Adelaide on 13-15 November 2016. Visit our 2016 Conference pages for further information.  

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.


In light of recent media reports relating to imported building products found to contain asbestos, the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency urges importers to be diligent when bringing in products from overseas and to refer to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website for more...
A report commissioned by the national Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has shone a light on the cost to the community of illegal dumping of asbestos.
The Portfolio Budget Statement for the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency was released on 3 May 2016 as part of Budget 2016-17, outlining the funding allocated to the agency over the forward estimates.