IF YOU OWN an Australian property built prior to 1980, there is an increased chance that some form of asbestos material was used in its construction.
If left intact, asbestos does not usually pose a health risk. However, when asbestos has been disturbed or damaged — the fibres within it become a health concern to anyone exposed.
Asbestos is Your Responsibility
Due to the serious health risks associated with asbestos, there are now laws relating to asbestos in most states and territories across Australia. [Read more…]