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Release of AIHW Report: "Mesothelioma in Australia 2019"

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Tax ruling: asbestos removal and tax deductions

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Public consultation on a nationally consistent approach to managing asbestos-cement water and sewer pipes

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Information during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Asbestos safety after bushfires

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Asbestos Awareness Week 2019: Asbestos lurks in more places than you'd think

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National Asbestos Awareness Week 2019: "Asbestos lurks in more places than you'd think"

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National Strategic Plan 2019 - 2023 Launched

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RELEASE: Claims that Chrysotile Asbestos is “safe” shows the importance of Australia’s asbestos work in SE Asia and the Pacific

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AIHW Mesothelioma Report: Australians are still dying from preventable asbestos exposure

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ATO Tax Ruling | Deductions for expenditure on environmental protection actions

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Chrysotile Asbestos Fact Sheet

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Amendments to customs laws regarding importation of asbestos

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Review of model WHS laws - recommendations on asbestos registers and competent persons

National Asbestos Awareness Week: 25 November - 1 December 2018
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National Asbestos Awareness Week 2018

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National Safe Work Month 2018

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Media release: New Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency CEO

Media release: Asbestos-related diseases costing over $500 million
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Media release: Asbestos-related diseases costing over $500 million a year

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Media release: National, consistent approach needed in managing Australia’s legacy asbestos in water mains

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Terry Miller OAM: tireless advocate for South Australian asbestos victims passes away