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Asbestos related diseases Brisbane

The Financial Burden of Asbestos Disease

New research has shown the significant financial cost to the community of treating asbestos related diseases. The global implications are the spending of billions of dollars in treating asbestos diseases […]

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AMAA in our community

AMAA is proud to be associated with Seagulls Football Club in Tweed Heads, the oldest provincial rugby league club in Australia. Seagulls is 5 minutes from the Coolangatta Airport and services […]

Home with Asbestos

Asbestos exposure is increasing at home

Overall rates of asbestos-related cancers may have slowed, but exposure to the toxic material is increasingly occurring at home, according to a report in the Australian Medical Journal. The report, to […]

AMAA Quarterly Newsletter

AMAA Quarterly News

“AMAA offers a network of friendship, support and hope to patients with asbestos related disease, their families and friends.” AMAA Asbestos Community Outreach Centre Open Monday to Friday (excl. Public […]

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Queensland couple warn of asbestos risks

The parents of a 25-year-old man who died from mesothelioma want home renovators to ensure they aren’t exposing themselves or loved ones to asbestos. When martial arts champion Adam Sager […]

Asbestos in School

Asbestos taken into Melbourne school

A shipment of soil taken into a Melbourne primary school for landscaping was littered with asbestos fragments. The Environment Protection Authority has launched an investigation into how fragments of old […]

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Asbestos Danger – Renovators Beware

Owning a home has been a long held Australian tradition, with many families choosing to renovate their home as the family grows. But research is revealing the dangers faced by […]