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If you are unsure if something contains asbestos, do not disturb it, drill it, cut it or break it.

If you are unsure if something contains asbestos, do not disturb it, drill it, cut it or break it. H...
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Exposure to airborne asbestos fibres may cause life-threatening illnesses like cancer and deadly mesothelioma.

 Exposure to airborne asbestos fibres may cause life-threatening illnesses like cancer and dead...
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Asbestos becomes dangerous once the fibres are disturbed

 Asbestos becomes dangerous once the fibres are disturbed, become airborne and then inhaled. Th...
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ADRI - the Asbestos Disease Research Institute

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AVA takes a keen interest on asbestos disease research and stays in touch with asbestos support...
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ASBESTOS - DON'T TAKE THE RISK!

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When asbestos fibres enter the body, they cannot be expelled.This can cause more than one type of as...
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Mesothelioma in Australia

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 Two new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed every day in Australia, with one of the poore...
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ABC Radio Adelaide

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AVA volunteers Lesley & Maxine had a chat with Peter Goers on the evening show tonight.  Th...
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Professor Doug Henderson AO

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 Professor Doug Henderson AO19/7/1942 – 18/9/2108Doug Henderson had a long and distinguished ca...
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BHP Billiton urged to do the right thing by Whyalla asbestos victims following High Court decision

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Asbestos Victims AssociationMedia Release - Friday 19 June, 2015 South Australian asbestos victims h...
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Lung Cancer caused by Asbestos Exposure

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FROM AVA's LEGAL ADVISOR ANNIE HOFFMANLung cancer is a condition that can be caused not only by expo...
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Van Soest v BHP Billiton Limited

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​TOO LATE: Marcella van Soest with a photo of her husband Willem being treated in hospital for mesot...
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Research to end asbestos related cancer.

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 Scientists from Flinders University are trying to develop a new treatment for a highly aggress...
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