Anyone who handles, tests and removes asbestos from your home is required to be licensed. This applies to every state and territory in Australia. Heavy fines and penalties apply for anyone carrying this type of work without the appropriate licence. Asbestos is a highly carcinogenic material that you will typically encounter when renovating older homes, specifically those built pre-1980’s. It has been banned since 2003 in Australia in any form and cannot be imported either.
Asbestos Removal Licence Classes
Most commonly associated Asbestos Removal licence classes around Australia are:
There are two types of asbestos removal licences in Australia, with minor variations: