03 / 26 / 14

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Unsafe police accommodation leaves NSW communities without officers

Several small communities in New South Wales have been left without police officers because their residences are unsafe to live in. Hundreds of older police properties have been fo...

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03 / 26 / 14

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Calls for more asbestos awareness after fears of a ‘third wave’ of diseases

A Broken Hill contractor is urging renovators to be aware of asbestos in their homes, after concerns a spike in diseases caused by the material is on the horizon. Southern Cross University’s rele...

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04 / 1 / 14

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THE DANGER WITHIN: Tim Lyon and his dog, Max, at their Pearce home, which contains loose amosite asbestos

A Pearce home owner is seeking legal advice after buying a home formally cleared by the ACT government of having Mr Fluffy asbestos, only to find out that was an administrative mistake and there is po...

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RUBY : Unsafe police accommodation leaves NSW communities without officers

Several small communities in New South Wales have been left without police officers because their residences are unsafe to live in. Hundreds of older police properties have been found to be contaminated with asbestos and lead paint. The town of Ungarie, in the NSW central west, has not had a permanent police officer for 18-months, because the police residence is contaminated with asbestos. Instead, the town is being serviced by officers from West Wyalong, more than half an hour away. Residents say the lack of police officers has led to an increase in crime in the community. Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to...

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RUBY : Calls for more asbestos awareness after fears of a ‘third wave’ of diseases

A Broken Hill contractor is urging renovators to be aware of asbestos in their homes, after concerns a spike in diseases caused by the material is on the horizon. Southern Cross University’s released a report warning of a new “third-wave” of people suffering asbestos-related illnesses...

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RUBY : THE DANGER WITHIN: Tim Lyon and his dog, Max, at their Pearce home, which contains loose amosite asbestos

A Pearce home owner is seeking legal advice after buying a home formally cleared by the ACT government of having Mr Fluffy asbestos, only to find out that was an administrative mistake and there is potentially deadly loose amosite asbestos in his walls and floors. Retired engineer Tim Lyon holds grave concerns for the health of the family who previously lived in the home and who undertook extensive renovations during the 1990s. Those concerns extend to tradespeople who may have been exposed to the type 1 carcinogen while they replaced the kitchen, bathroom, wiring, extended the dining room and installed bay windows. The office of Chief ...