Body corporate and apartment owner occupiers

Is my body corporate a PCBU?

Understand when or if your body corporate has obligations under work health and safety laws.

Asbestos in body corporate common areas

Common property may include doors, windows, walls or some floor areas. The body corporate should consider whether buildings or other common areas have asbestos containing materials.

Locations of asbestos

Asbestos can be found in many places in Northern Territory homes, businesses and industrial equipment.

Businesses licensed to remove asbestos

Details of businesses that hold Class A and Class B licenses to remove asbestos in the Northern Territory.

Licensed asbestos assessors

A licensed assessor is required to carry out air monitoring, clearance inspections and issue clearance certificates for friable asbestos removal.

Removing or disturbing asbestos

Asbestos must be carefully managed during removal, minor works or maintenance procedures to limit the release of fibres.

Transport and disposal of asbestos waste

Make sure you comply with Northern Territory laws when you transport and dispose of asbestos waste.


Precautions should be taken to minimise the risk of exposure to asbestos fibres following a fire.

Cleaning up after cyclones, storms and floods

Information for Territorians involved with clean up and recovery of damaged buildings containing asbestos.