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Leave it to the experts

With so many people having stayed at home during the Covid-19 Pandemic, a lot of renovations have taken place. The Asbestosis and Mesothelioma Association of Australia (AMAA) has been reminding […]

Safe Asbestos Removal

What not to do when removing asbestos!

At the Asbestosis and Mesothelioma Association of Australia (AMAA) we very disappointingly hear stories such as the following: A local handyman in Queensland has been fined $3,000 for removing almost […]

Asbestos Caravan Flooding

East Coast of Australia Flooding 2022

The East Coast of Australia has been inundated by floodwaters, in some areas, the worst in many decades. People have very sadly lost lives. Some have lost their entire houses, […]

DIY renovations

With the current local COVID-19 lockdown in place throughout NSW and other States and Territories in  Australia with restrictions temporarily changing the way we live, the upward trend of DIY […]

Alternative Treatments and risks

A number of members have recently approached the AMAA regarding alternative (as distinct to complementary) treatments and therapies for mesothelioma. This topic is very complex and there are many differing […]

Australian Homes with asbestos

It is estimated that one in three homes built in Australia before 1985 contain asbestos. Asbestos production peaked in Australia in the 1970s and prior to 1978 no warning was […]