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News and announcements

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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

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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

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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

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2018 ASEA Conference - Asbestos: the next national plan - proactivity, prevention, planning

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Seminar - Raising awareness about the risk of imported products containing asbestos