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National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Management and Awareness 2014 - 2018 Final Report

Date created: Date modified: 7 May 2019

The National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Management and Awareness 2014-2018 (NSP 2014-2018) final report is an opportunity for us to reflect and celebrate the collective achievements of all stakeholders, working together towards our aim of eliminating asbestos-related diseases (ARDs) in Australia, over the last five years.

NSP 2014-2018 has played a crucial role in providing a framework to direct and coordinate asbestos awareness and management efforts across Australia.

This final report highlights some of the achievements made and draws out the key elements of the work done over the last five years that were critical to achieving progress against the NSP 2014-2018, including:

  • information sharing to ensure that best-practice approaches are used
  • identification of critical areas which must be addressed in order to improve awareness and management
  • the coordinated approach through which Government and non-government organisations worked towards a single aim
  • the phased approach, which recognises the importance of building an evidence base to inform actions.