In the infamous 2003 Canberra bushfires, John Hagan fought tooth and nail to defend his home. Ten years later it was engulfed by Canberra's Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis, and now he wishes he'd just let it burn.
Thousands of tonnes of deadly asbestos from a decommissioned Latrobe Valley power station will be trucked across the state to Melbourne, after a local council rules it cannot be buried onsite.
A NSW man faces criminal charges after about 17,000 tonnes of asbestos-filled material disappears from a major Sydney development site.
An estimated one in three houses across the country contain asbestos, but getting rid of the dangerous substance can be expensive. A Federal Government advisory group believes it may have found a solution.
More than 2000 deaths have been linked to asbestos mining at Wittenoom, but tourists are still paying money to visit.
Heritage Victoria has granted permission for the historic, asbestos-riddled Morwell Power Station to be demolished, despite being listed on the Victorian heritage register.
Building materials maker James Hardie says compensation claims from its historical production of asbestos fibre are higher than expected and have dragged down its profits.
Northern Territory Government representatives visit a remote Indigenous community amid fears residents, including children, have been exposed to asbestos, likely dumped there for decades.