Compensation under other laws

If you have received compensation for an asbestos-related disease under other laws, you are not entitled to asbestos compensation for the same disease.

If you receive compensation under other laws after receiving compensation under the Tasmanian asbestos compensation scheme, you may be required to re-pay an amount to the Asbestos Compensation Commissioner.

If you have received asbestos compensation under the Tasmanian asbestos compensation scheme and then receive compensation under other laws, you must:

Failure to do so may result in you being penalised.


Form 7: Notice of Receipt of Compensation Under Other Legislation (PDF, 306.7 KB)

Guide to Asbestos Compensation in Tasmania (PDF, 589.4 KB)

Further information

Asbestos Compensation Scheme

Common law damages

Statutory benefits for asbestos-related disease

Asbestos claims for workers

Asbestos claims for family members

Updated: 19th December 2019