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 agency is saddened to hear the news that long time mesothelioma warrior and campaigner, Lou Williams passed away yesterday morning 18 April 2017. Lou was a long surviving mesothelioma patient, being first diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma in 2003 at the age of 48. Since then, she went...
The Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities Imported Materials with Asbestos Working Group has issued 2 safety alerts relating to chrysotile asbestos being found in brake components on Vespa scooters with side cars and imported electric scooters.
The Asbestos Diseases Research Institute is running the Pleural Mesothelioma Educaton Day on Monday, 8 May 2017 for patients, families and health professionals who are interested in hearing the latest on treatment, symptom management and living with dignity. Cost: free for patients and...