ADSS Chair, Andrew Ramsay comments on asbestos contaminated soil in the Northern Territory

More than three years after category 4 Cyclone Lam smashed into the Arnhem Land community of Galiwin’ku, some residents are still waiting for their homes to be rebuilt.

Asbestos soil contamination has delayed rebuilds by at least six months, according to Kaye Thurlow, Galiwin’ku’s representative on the East Arnhem Regional Council.

Read more on this story here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-09/arnhem-land-community-awaits-housing-rebuild-after-cyclone-lam/10084234

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