What is the difference from the initial assessment I already have? Can I just use my current assessment report?

No. The aim of the original asbestos assessment for affected properties was to establish the extent and location of contamination in living areas. The original assessment recommended whether a property should be vacated immediately or minor remedial work undertaken to minimise exposure in the short term while the Buyback and Demolition Scheme was implemented.

The asbestos management plan (including the asbestos contamination report and recommended actions) is a more targeted process which includes identifying any points in which fibres can enter living areas. The plans are designed to enable temporary liveability while minimising exposure in the medium term. It does not render the house “safe”.

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