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    WA Department of Housing - Compensation for Neglectful Maintenance?

    1. We have lived in a homeswest house (Department of Housing) now for 13 years, my children were 6, 4 and 2 when we moved in and shortly after we moved in, the back fence was identified by homeswest contractors as blue asbestos, it is cracked, broken and neighbours has drilled thru it...
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    QLD Asbestos - Removal from Domestic Property?

    Hi, most of information available is on claims for personal liability - illness and the like, is there any recourse or has there been prior claims for the removal of asbestos products for a domestic property ?
  3. W

    QLD Asbestos - Can Employer Force Employees to Clean?

    Hello, I'm just wondering if it is legal for an employer to make employees clean up asbestos when it is not under a job description and without proper training or protective wear? Is this legal to make anyone clean asbestos under employment law or would the employees just have to do as they...
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    Asbestos in Our Office - Legal Claim if Exposed?

    Hello Forum members, I was wondering if anyone could enlighten me as to how I proceed in my legal rights with possible asbestos in our office building. I work in an office highrise in Sydney on the 14th floor and even though they have fixed up the office set up before, it just seems that one or...
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    Asbestos Exposure - Dodgy Builder to Blame?

    Hi, I work for an interior company doing plastering etc, and get sent by my boss to different job/construction sites for different tenants or builders around the city. One particular job last week, myself and a workmate were sent to an old renovation job to put up some studs over an old wall and...