Coronavirus (COVID-19): If you need information about asbestos safety during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, please see our page here. If you need any general coronavirus information please see the Australian Government website. Asbestos related diseases also affect the respiratory system, just like coronavirus. If you have health concerns call your doctor or call the coronavirus hotline (24/7) - 1800 020 080.

Illegal asbestos dumping: review of issues and initiatives - discussion paper

Date created: Date modified: 21 Feb 2018

This report commissioned by the agency has highlighted the cost to the community of illegal dumping of asbestos, finding a significant lack of awareness among DIY home renovators about the dangers to themselves, the community and environment of the illegal behaviour.