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.

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The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency’s 2016-17 Annual Operational Plan was launched yesterday by Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash at a meeting of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Council, a tripartite body made up of Commonwealth, state and territory government, employer and employee...
New research has found that an increasing number of DIY home renovators do not feel they are informed enough about asbestos, despite the number of home renovations requiring asbestos removal rising in the last two years. Almost a quarter of all home renovations in the last two years required...
the 2015-16 summary statistics for the National Asbestos Exposure register are now available on the agency website.