National Asbestos Awareness Week 2023 - 20-26 November 2023

03 Oct 2023

National Asbestos Awareness Week 2023 (NAAW 2023) will be held from 20 – 26 November 2023. 

NAAW 2023 provides an opportunity to mark 20 years since asbestos was completely banned in Australia. During NAAW 2023 we will highlight the progress that has occurred since the ban, but also highlight that a significant amount of ageing asbestos-containing material remains in our built environment, which means there is an ongoing need for vigilance to prevent exposure to asbestos fibres and a need to focus on safe, proactive removal. 

The National Asbestos Awareness Campaign will also be running throughout November to remind homeowners and tradies across Australia to Think Twice about Asbestos. 

How can you get involved in NAAW 2023? 

As in previous years, we will provide a ‘stakeholder campaign pack’ with a range of useful materials, including digital banners, videos and posters that you can easily adopt and use to raise awareness of asbestos safety and promote NAAW. Together, we can achieve nationally consistent awareness messages during NAAW and have a greater impact. 

If you have any events planned for NAAW 2023 please share the details of these events with us here by Friday 27 October. These events will be added to a calendar of activities happening across Australia that will be published on our website.