Loose-fill asbestos testing by Department of Fair Trading

02 Jul 2018

City Of Newcastle is aware of NSW Fair Trading's announcement of free testing of Hunter homes for loose-fill asbestos today.

Please note that just 149 homes out of around 65,000 tested around the state to date have been found to contain the material.

If you're concerned your house may have loose-fill asbestos in the ceiling, please call Service NSW on 1300 784 379 or register for free testing online at loosefillasbestos.nsw.gov.au by 31 August.

NSW Fair Trading staff will be available to answer questions at Stockland Wallsend from 11am to 5pm on Wednesday 25 July.
Other locations include:
Suburb Date Venue Address Times
Belmont 3 July Belmont Shopping Centre 1 Singleton St

9am – 2pm
Raymond Terrace 4 July Terrace Central Shopping Centre Cnr Sturgeon St and Glenelg St

9am – 2pm
Salamander Bay 5 July Tomaree Library and Community Centre 7 Community Close

11am – 5pm
Maitland 6 July Bunnings Maitland Cnr Bungaree and Johnson St 8.30 – 1pm
Maitland 11 July Pender Place Shopping Centre 44 Elgin St 9am – 1pm
Cessnock 9 July Cessnock Council 62 – 78 Vincent St 11am – 5pm
Cessnock 26 July Bunnings Cessnock 249 – 255 Vincent St 8.30am – 1pm
Kurri Kurri 10 July Ritchie’s IGA 178 Lang St 11am – 5pm
Glendale 13 July Bunnings Glendale Corner TC Frith Ave and Munibung Rd 8.30am – 1pm
Mayfield 24 July Woolworths Supermarket Cnr Maitland Rd and Valencia St 11am – 5pm