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EPA Victoria and Hume City Council released a statement on 26th October 2021 encouraging members of the public to report dumpers who unload piles of asbestos-contaminated soil in streets or on public land.

Any soil containing even a small percentage of asbestos must be taken to a licensed facility for proper disposal.

Dumping Asbestos     Dumping Asbestos

The EPA urges members of the public to look closely at the quotes when choosing a contractor, and to promptly report suspicious activity to the council or EPA.

Refer to the Victorian Government website at for comprehensive advice to help understand the risks of asbestos and how to safely manage or remove it.

More information can be found at:

Proficiency Testing Australia is scheduled to commence the proficiency testing program Asbestos in Soils Round 13 in March 2022. Should you be interested in obtaining further information relevant to this program, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..