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Environment Protection Authority Victoria.
Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing Department of Health - Identifying asbestos in your home (pdf)
Department of Health – Environmental Health Unit
US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Support groups

Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia.

References used for this fact sheet

  • Toxicological profile for asbestos, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services, USA. More information here.
  • Hazards on your property after a bushfire [online], Environmental Health Unit, Department of Health, Victorian Government. More information here.
  • The transport and disposal of waste asbestos [online], Environment Protection Authority Victoria. EPA publication No.364 1. More information here.
  • Asbestos in the home [online], Environmental Health Unit, Department of Health, Victorian Government. More information here.

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