Home owners and home renovators

Locations of asbestos

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

Tips when home renovating

Homeowners and renovators should plan their renovations before they start working and consider whether asbestos needs to be removed or disturbed at all.

Businesses licensed to remove asbestos

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

Asbestos sampling and testing

National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited laboratories can analyse suspected asbestos-containing materials.

Prohibited equipment

Certain equipment and work methods are banned when working with asbestos.

Wearing protective equipment

Wearing the right personal protective equipment is essential to protecting your health when working with asbestos.

Transport and disposal of asbestos waste

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

Asbestos disposal locations

Find where you can dispose of asbestos at your local government waste facility.


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.