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Loose-fill asbestos in NSW homes

Young is one of 28 identified local government areas where the NSW Government is providing FREE sample testing for loose-fill asbestos.

Owners of homes built before 1980 have until 1 August 2016 to register for assistance under the Government’s Voluntary Purchase and Demolition program.

Loose-fill asbestos is raw crushed asbestos which in the 1960s and 70s was pumped into ceilings as insulation.

It is a problem that cannot be ignored. Over time, exposure pathways open up and airborne asbestos can move from ceiling space to living areas.

Register online for FREE testing HYPERLINK ""E testingor call Service NSW on 13 77 88 for more information.

Posted On Friday, April 08, 2016