Marvin in the SA Advertiser

  Marvin the microscope is to cut down on asbestos in Australia – Richard Evans, The Advertiser – October 17th, 2017 ONE in three Australian homes is contaminated with asbestos and testing methods have changed very little over the past 50 years says...

Fears of Silicosis in Construction Industry

Original Story:  Brisbane tunnel workers at risk of lung disease from silica exposure, expert tells inquiry, ABC News Queensland   A parliamentary inquiry into the re-emergence of black lung disease could be empowered to examine the risk of lung disease among...

$8B Cleanup of Asbestos Water Piping

Original Story:  Asbestos-laden water piping ‘needs upgrading at cost of $8 billion’ by Matt PeacockWater consumers will face a hefty estimated charge of $8 billion to safely remove asbestos piping being used in Australia, according to the nation’s...

Illegal Asbestos Imports

Original Story: Dozens of Australian building sites contaminated by illegal Chinese asbestos imports, authorities say by Angelique Donnellan Despite having been banned over 15 years ago in Australia asbestos building products are still being used in construction. To...