The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency was established on 1 July 2013 to provide a national focus on asbestos issues which goes beyond workplace safety to encompass environmental and public health concerns.  The agency aims to ensure asbestos issues receive the attention and focus needed to drive change across all levels of government.

News

This week is National Asbestos Week to remind the community to be aware of the dangers of asbestos exposure.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency conference on 17-18 November was a great success, issuing a communique outlining the way forward towards an Australia free of the risks of asbestos.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has lodged a submission to the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into Loose Fill Asbestos Insulation, also known as 'Mr Fluffy' insulation.