The attempt to link Telstra's asbestos / NBN problem with the pink batts fiasco ignores the basic facts -- and the Coalition's own uncomfortable history on the issue. Think twice before you point the finger ...
Critics are up in arms about the discovery of asbestos in pits and ducts used by the NBN. But has the federal government done anything wrong? Telecommunications expert Richard Chirgwin digs deeper into the issue.
You weren't expecting high-minded policy debate in Parliament, were you? You only got muckraking, mendacity and malice this week. With barely an ounce of wit.
Sydney’s Villawood detention centre contains asbestos years after the federal government claims it was managed, according to a whistle-blower working at the site.
Mesothelioma, the cancer caused by asbestos exposure, kills 600 Australians a year and the numbers are increasing. Michelle Smith writes about the painful and traumatic disease with few treatment options that's just killed her mum.
I'm not a vengeful person but I feel very ripped off to see that they won't experience anywhere near the level of suffering that I've been through. Why does their punishment have such an effect on my happiness? asks K.B.
The banning and fining of 9 blokes and Meredith Hellicar over the James Hardie debacle appears to have ignored the source of the original "fully funded" asbestos claims.
The Supreme Court of New South Wales has delivered significant penalties in the civil action brought by ASIC against various former executives and directors of asbestos manufacturer James Hardie.