Wittenoom: Australia’s Chernobyl

Wittenoom: Australia’s Chernobyl

Wittenoom is a stunning and tranquil piece of Australian country – and it is the most contaminated place in the southern hemisphere. It is Australia’s Chernobyl.  Since 2007, this town has been officially closed, removed from maps and stripped of a local...
Asbestos In Australia, Then And Now

Asbestos In Australia, Then And Now

At times, such as the 1950’s, Australia has been one of the highest consumers of asbestos in the world. Thankfully since then we have had the substance completely banned from Australia, but that only happened in December of 2003. Not so long ago! The extent of the...