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...
When Was Asbestos Banned in Australia?

When Was Asbestos Banned in Australia?

In Australia, a large majority of asbestos produced, was used in manufacturing asbestos cement, which was a staple material in building construction.  The asbestos based materials were cheap, durable and fire resistant. Australia has one of the highest asbestos...