Commerical building owners

Locations of asbestos

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

Asbestos registers for workplaces

As asbestos register is required for all workplace buildings unless constructed after 31 December 2003 and no asbestos is present.

Asbestos management plans

As asbestos management plan must be prepared where there is identified or assumed asbestos or asbestos-containing material at a workplace, and for naturally occurring asbestos at a workplace.

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.

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 accessors

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


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.