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Asbestos compensation laws and annual reports

The laws

The Tasmanian asbestos compensation scheme provides compensation under the Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011.

This Act and associated regulations can be found here:

Asbestos Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011 (external link)

Asbestos Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Regulations 2021 (external link)

Review of the Act

Section 187 of the Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011 requires a review of the Act to occur every fifth year.

Update Feb 2022: The second independent review of the Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011 has begun.

Annual Reports

Asbestos Commissioner Annual Reports

Updated: 4th April 2022