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Overcoming the Cost Barrier to Asbestos Removal in Australia
Australia
Wednesday October 10 2018

Overcoming the Cost Barrier to Asbestos Removal in Australia

If you want to know about costs associated with asbestos in residential premises, you only have to ask the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government.

Apartments Could Be Death Traps for Elderly in Heatwaves
Residential
Friday August 31 2018

Apartments Could Be Death Traps for Elderly in Heatwaves

In the European heat wave of 2003, 14,802 excess fatalities were recorded in France alone as temperatures rose above 37 degrees Celsius for seven consecutive days.

The Dark Impacts of ‘Light Pollution’
Public
Friday August 10 2018

The Dark Impacts of ‘Light Pollution’

You can't see the beautiful way when you're burning so bright, sung The Whitlams, and when it comes to our planet, they could be right.

Architecture Firms Must Look After Employee Mental Health
Business
Thursday July 5 2018

Architecture Firms Must Look After Employee Mental Health

“I was waiting for an email response from the guy..."

Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study
Green
Friday June 8 2018

Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study

Green infrastructure - from more cycle lanes to cleaner air - not only helps the environment but also boosts jobs, health and productivity, according to research.

Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure
Environment
Wednesday March 14 2018

Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure

Environmental exposure to low levels of lead hidden in paint, soil and plumbing systems could be responsible for hundreds of premature deaths every year, an international...

Rudd Denies Ignoring Home Insulation Safety Risks
Business
Thursday February 1 2018

Rudd Denies Ignoring Home Insulation Safety Risks

Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has hit out at claims which he says suggest that he ignored safety warnings about the former home insulation scheme.

Calls for Tougher Asbestos Penalties
Safety
Thursday November 23 2017

Calls for Tougher Asbestos Penalties

The federal government is being urged to consider increasing penalties for illegally importing asbestos.

Doors Open to Mould Inside Buildings
Buildings
Saturday October 28 2017

Doors Open to Mould Inside Buildings

The capacity of mould to linger in the air and to spread between indoor spaces has perplexed many poor souls who suffer breathing difficulties and mucosal...

Buildings
Nov 5 2018
We Must Lift Its Game on Indoor Air Quality

In his younger years, Rick Fedrizzi would become sleepy at his office at around 3 pm each day.

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Energy
Nov 5 2018
Do Wind Farms Really Harm Human Health?

“Tonight, for the first time, hard evidence that wind farms are not safe,” stated the introduction to one current affairs program in Adelaide in February 2015.

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Safety
Aug 31 2018
Missing Dumped Asbestos Found in NSW

Investigators say they've tracked down some of the 17,000 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated waste removed from a Sydney construction site and illegally dumped.

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Residential
Jul 4 2018
Household Chemicals' Link to Health Issues

Common household chemicals have been linked to health issues including breathing difficulties, cognitive impairment and seizures, new research shows.

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Civil
Mar 13 2018
New Harbour Tunnel to Create Toxic Plumes

Toxic sludge and heavy construction noise are likely to pollute inner western Sydney as work on the Western Harbour Tunnel gets underway, leaked government documents suggest.

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Commercial
Feb 28 2018
Perth Stadium Given the All-clear for Lead

Water inside Perth's Optus Stadium has been given the all-clear for lead contamination despite independent testing which found high levels of the potentially toxic chemical in...

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Environment
Feb 22 2018
3M Settles Chemical Disposal Lawsuit

Washington The US conglomerate 3M has reached an agreement in a lawsuit brought by the state of Minnesota over allegations of decades of environmental pollution.

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Environment
Feb 7 2018
NSW: Thousand Want to Block 'Toxic' Incinerator

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for a proposed "toxic" waste incinerator in Sydney's west to be scrapped.

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Safety
15 Dec, 2017
NSW Council Notice 'Politically Motivated'

The NSW government has been slammed for putting Blue Mountains City Council on notice following the discovery of asbestos in several of its council-owned workplaces.

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