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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 2011 (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.

WorkSafe Tasmania is currently evaluating recommendations from the first statutory review for implementation.

The next review is due to occur in 2021.

Annual Reports

Asbestos Commissioner Annual Reports

Updated: 10th December 2019