Posts Tagged ‘asbestos-free Australia’

Australian Senate committee makes recommendations to tighten asbestos ban

27 Nov 2017 by under News

AustralianCoatofArms 100x100 Australian Senate committee makes recommendations to tighten asbestos banAn Australian Senate Committee is urging the federal government to more strictly enforce its ban on in an interim report released last week.

Included in its more than two dozen recommendations were the need to increase prosecution of illegal asbestos importing; the need for a new mandatory testing regime, and the need for tighter importation rules, according to the Australian Associated Press. (more…)


Australian company creates software for asbestos mapping, management and compliance

20 Sep 2013 by under News

Octfolio Australian company creates software for asbestos mapping, management and complianceAn Australian company called Octfolio has launched what it is touting as a “pioneering technology platform” that it says will help achieve the government’s goal of ridding the country of by 2030. (more…)