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ASBESTOS INVESTIGATION UPDATES

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The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has confirmed the presence of bonded asbestos in mulch at another seven sites. They are: Domremy College, Five Dock (previously identified for testing) Aldi Supermarket, Cobbitty (will open once site is contained) Riverstone Sports Centre, Riverstone (regularly closed on Mondays and site will be contained) Carlingford-to-Parramatta Shared Path, Telopea … Continued

ASBESTOS INVESTIGATION UPDATES

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The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has confirmed the presence of bonded asbestos in mulch at another two previously identified sites. They are:  Penrith Christian School, Orchard Hills  St Luke’s Catholic College, Marsden Park  Penrith Christian School has advised that a single pile of mulch has been secured and is not accessible to students. Removal … Continued

EPA PRESS CONFERENCE – Asbestos Investigation Update

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PRESS CONFERENCE     NSW Environment Protection Authority Chief Executive Officer Tony Chappel will be joined by NSW Department of Education Secretary Murat Dizdar to give an update on the ongoing investigation into mulch containing asbestos and testing at schools.   WHEN: 12:00pm today    WHERE: Domain, Behind Parliament House, NSW        MEDIA: 02 9995 … Continued

MEDIA ALERT – EPA ASBESTOS INVESTIGATION

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PRESS CONFERENCE     NSW Environment Protection Authority Chief Executive Officer Tony Chappel will be joined by NSW Department of Education Secretary Murat Dizdar to give an update on the ongoing investigation into mulch containing asbestos and testing at schools.   WHEN: 12:00pm today    WHERE: Cenotaph (rear), Hyde Park Sydney, NSW        MEDIA: 02 … Continued

ASBESTOS INVESTIGATION UPDATES

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The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) investigation has confirmed positive results of asbestos in mulch at four additional sites. They are: Allambie Heights Public School, Two new residential estates under construction in Sydney’s south-west (not publicly accessible), Munn Park in Millers Point. The Department of Education has confirmed that a single piece of bonded asbestos … Continued

EPA TO CONDUCT PRIORITY TESTING AT SYDNEY SCHOOLS

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Through the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) supply chain tracking, seven schools have been identified for precautionary testing, with inspections commencing last night and today.   There is currently no evidence of asbestos contamination at any of the schools identified. The EPA is providing this advice ahead of testing to keep the school community across developments … Continued

Venues asked to help uni students stay safe during O-Week

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Licensed venues are being asked to play their part to help university students stay safe during Orientation Week celebrations this February. Liquor & Gaming NSW has reminded venues to avoid offering promotions that encourage rapid or excessive alcohol consumption and to ensure IDs are checked, during a time when students will attend social events to … Continued