Removal and Disposal of Asbestos for Residents

Asbestos removal for residents

If you are thinking of renovating, you need to be aware of the potential for asbestos to be contained within 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 WALW - Health (Asbestos) Regulations 1992 opens in a new window. Please visit the Asbestos opens in a new window webpage for information on identifying asbestos for households and the public.
Residents are able to remove up to 10 square meters of asbestos. If the amount of asbestos to be removed is greater than 10 square meters, you will need to have an asbestos licence-holder remove it. Please visit Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety opens in a new window for information on finding and selecting an asbestos license-holder.

Asbestos can be disposed of at Henderson Waste Recovery Park.

Asbestos must be:
  • Firmly wrapped and sealed in heavy duty builder’s plastic
  • Put in bundles that you can manage without assistance
  • Placed on top of the load for inspection prior to entry
  • Delivered before 4pm (to allow for special burial).
Please note there is an additional charge for disposing of asbestos at $8 per full-size sheet for residents and $9 per full-size sheet for non-residents. Please refer to trailer passes, fees and charges shown below.

Asbestos removal for contractors

Businesses contracted to remove greater than 10 square metres of asbestos need to hold an Asbestos Removal Licence. Please visit Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety for information on businesses removing asbestos with and without a licence.

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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
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Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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