A range of businesses and service providers can provide practical support to those whose property has been affected by loose fill asbestos insulation.
Concerned a property may have loose fill asbestos? Find out more.
This information is correct as at June 2020. All details are subject to change without notice.
Real estate advice
Real Estate Institute of the ACT (REIACT) provides assistance for people who are transitioning to a new home or looking to understand their options in the real estate market.
The REIACT Asbestos Advisory Group brings together experienced real estate agents who provide free advice about the process of selling a home privately, purchasing a new one or securing rental accommodation.
The ACT Law Society provides a searchable database of solicitors in the ACT.
Buying or rebuilding advice
There are several organisations in the ACT that can assist people wanting to buy or rebuild a new home, including knowing your rights and responsibilities and information on local qualified and registered building and design professionals.
Get started on the Build, buy or renovate website, where you can find information on:
- licensed construction professionals
- development applications
- building approvals
- buying and leasing
You can also find out more from:
- the Suburban Land Agency about the Land Rent Scheme
- Master Builders Association ACT - phone 02 6175 5997
- Housing Industry Association - phone 1902 973 555
The Taskforce can provide information on deregistered blocks for sale Over The Counter and upcoming public auctions of deregistered blocks. Contact the Taskforce's sales team on 02 6205 8941 or SuburbanResidentialSales@act.gov.au. You can also visit Allhomes or the Suburban Land Agency website to view the list of available blocks and other related information.
It is important to know what you can and cannot take with you when moving from a Mr Fluffy house, as well as how to find a removalist to help you move. Find out more.
Horticulturalist Mick Burgess provides free horticulture and landscape advice. Email email@example.com.
Good Guys outlets in Canberra offer discounts on some household items:
- Belconnen - phone 02 6252 4400 or visit Good Guys - Belconnen
- Tuggeranong - phone 02 6293 2244 or visit Good Guys - Tuggeranong
If you feel anxious or concerned, get support from:
Find out more about:
- financial support
- affected properties
- types of asbestos
- ACT Asbestos Health Study (ANU)
- National Asbestos Exposure Register
Contact us for more information.