Asbestos Information

Report exposure/possible exposure to asbestos materials in the workplace by registering for the Maurice Blackburn National Asbestos Registry. Download your form or fill it out online.

Asbestos Information & Support Services
Information about asbestos, and support for victims and families of asbestos disease.

Asbestos - Australian Council of Trade Unions
This website forms part of a proposed education campaign. The campaign is an outcome of the Principal Funding Agreement (signed by James Hardie and the NSW Government). The PFA requires James Hardie to contribute funds towards educating the community about the dangers of asbestos, with a particular focus on home renovators. Those funds are managed by a committee comprising representatives of James Hardie, the NSW Government and the ACTU.

US website "Asbestos.com"
This website is a US site but contains useful and relevant information for Australian circumstances.

Killer Company
Want to know about the asbestos story in Australia? This book, "Killer Company" by ABC journalist Matt Peacock exposes the story of James Hardie.

Asbestos in Victoria
Collective advice from WorkSafe Victoria, the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) and the Department of Health for everyone from homeowners to workers about asbestos safety and information.

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency. (asbestossafety.gov.au‎)
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency was established on 1 July 2013 to provide a national focus on asbestos issues, which go beyond workplace safety to encompass environmental and public health issues. The Agency will ensure asbestos issues receive the attention and focus needed to drive change across all levels of  government

The Wittenoom tragedy
A video about the Wittenoom tragedy is available from the WA Department of Commerce Worksafe site.

Kevin Sheedy and the CEPU talk asbestos

 

Losing breath - The Adam Sager story