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

Thank you all for a wonderful conference in Brisbane, 22-24 November 2015.

Over 350 delegates come along to hear about what is best practice in managing the dangers of asbestos in our community and abroad.

The presentations will be loaded onto this website as soon as possible, please watch out for them.


The agency has launched a range of best practice case studies on asbestos management at its conference on Monday 23 November 2015 in Brisbane.
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