Practical support


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.

Phone 02 6282 4544 or email admin@reiact.com.au.

Legal advice

Legal Aid ACT is a free service that helps people in the ACT with their legal problems, especially people who are socially or economically disadvantaged. Phone 1300 654 314.

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:

You can also find out more from:

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.

Find out more about rebuilding on a surrendered block that was formerly part of the Loose Fill Asbestos Insulation Eradication Scheme.

Moving house

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.

Garden

Horticulturalist Mick Burgess provides free horticulture and landscape advice. Email mickburgess@mail.com.

Download the Private gardens and street trees information sheet (302.2 KB).

Household items

Good Guys outlets in Canberra offer discounts on some household items:

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If you feel anxious or concerned, get support from:

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