Removing and disposing of asbestos

If you are thinking of renovating, you need to be aware of the potential of asbestos in household materials and take precautions to protect yourself from it.

Any person handling and disposing of asbestos is required to comply with the requirements of the Health (Asbestos) Regulations 1992 opens in a new window.

Please visit the Health Department for information on identifying asbestos for households and the public. Businesses contracted to remove greater than 10 square metres of asbestos need to hold an A opens in a new windowsbestos Removal Licence opens in a new window.

Find out about asbestos disposal at the Henderson Waste Recovery Park.

Asbestos Register and Asbestos Management Plan (AMP)

The Asbestos Register and Asbestos Management Plan (AMP) were completed in accordance with the Code of Practice for the Management and Control of Asbestos in Workplaces [NOHSC: 2018 (2005)]

This AMP has been developed to assist the City with the safe and effective management of asbestos containing material (ACM) within their buildings and assets whilst complying with Occupational Safety and Health legislation and applicable codes of practice.

The long-term aim is for all buildings occupied or controlled by government agencies to be free of asbestos containing material (ACM).

View the Asbestos Register and Management Plan in the related documents below.

More information and contact

Please contact the City’s Environmental Health Services on 08 9411 3444 or at

You can also make a complaint/report and issue online.

More detailed information about asbestos can be found on the Health Department opens in a new window website.

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Spearwood 6163

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Western Australia, 6965

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