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.


The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Annual Report 2015-16 is now available on the website.
New research has found that while most tradespeople highly rated their knowledge of asbestos, almost half reported they had never come across an asbestos register, and only 60 per cent knew what an asbestos register was.
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...