International Conference on Asbestos Awareness & Management 2016

2-16 Asbestos Awareness & Management International Conference, Adelaide - 13-15 November 2016

Key dates

  • Registrations opens 27 June 2016
  • Early bird ends 21 October 2016
  • Sunday 13 November 2016
    Welcome Reception, 6-8pm, Panorama Ballroom, ACC
  • Monday 14 - Tuesday 15 November 2016
    Asbestos Awareness & Management Conference
  • Monday 14 November 2016
    Conference Dinner, 7pm, Panorama Ballroom, ACC

National Asbestos Awareness Month is once again this November and as part of the events around the country the Agency is holding the third International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management. Following the success of last year's conference in Brisbane, the 2016 conference will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) on Adelaide’s North Terrace.

The event is bringing together well renowned local and international experts in asbestos management, health, advocacy and governance to look at what is best practice in managing the dangers of asbestos in our community and abroad.

Bookings are now open and you can view the Conference program here. We are also hosting a special Industry Breakfast on Tuesday 15 Novemeber.

The Agency is pleased to be offering a free wine tour for delegates on Sunday 13 November.

Please keep an eye on these pages and Twitter or Facebook for updates.
Download the Conference flyer here.

Presentations and highlights from the 2015 ASEA Conference are now available online.


Major Partner

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At Cbus, through Cbus Property*, we invest directly in property developments Australia-wide, thereby creating jobs in the building, construction and allied industries. So far, 70,000 jobs have been created from these developments^.

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At Cbus, we’re serious about improving the health and wellbeing of members. While our sole purpose is to protect the future financial needs of members through strong long term performance, we have an equally strong commitment to members’ long term physical and mental health.

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* Cbus Property Pty Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cbus and has responsibility for the strategic performance and management of Cbus’ direct property developments and investments.

^ Estimated jobs since Cbus Property inception in 2006 to June 2016 based on completed and committed developments.

All figures quoted are correct as at 30 June 2016. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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Slater and Gordon lead the way in asbestos law.

We have acted for thousands of mesothelioma and asbestos related disease sufferers over the past 30 years. Our lawyers have many years of experience and we have a proud history of fighting for asbestos victims and winning.

Additionally, Slater and Gordon provide specialist legal services in a wide range of areas.

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Maurice Blackburn Lawyers are experts in pursuing compensation claims for people whose health has been affected by asbestos exposure. Our team of dedicated, highly skilled and compassionate lawyers have represented hundreds of people suffering from mesothelioma, asbestosis and asbestos-related lung cancer, asbestos related pleural disease and gastro-intestinal cancers.

For nearly 100 years we have been fighting for fair outcomes that make a genuine difference in people’s lives. This remains at the heart of what we do today.

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AGH is a Class A Asbestos Removal & Demolition company. Our expertise & core values enable us to complete complex & sensitive projects. Backed by a team of qualified & experienced staff, AGH is committed to adopting best practice within the industry. Utilizing the latest in technology equipment, each project is undertaken efficiently whilst maximizing safety for staff & the community.

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