Asbestos Management Policy and Strategy for Northern Territory Government assets

The Asbestos Management Policy and Strategy for the Northern Territory Government (the Policy) aims to ensure a safe and healthy work environment and best practice in the management of asbestos containing materials for government controlled buildings and contaminated land.

A review and update of the Policy has been undertaken with the revised document now available here:

NT Government Inter-Agency Working Group

The Inter-Agency Asbestos Management Working Group (Working Group) was established by the Northern Territory Government to progress a collaborative, whole-of-government approach to improving asbestos awareness and asbestos management of Northern Territory Government assets, both within and outside the built environment.

Its functions include:

  • a thorough examination of asbestos management related issues   as they effect the Northern Territory
  • ensuring a collaborative whole of government approach to addressing legacy asbestos removal outside the built environment
  • provide advice and recommendations to the Northern Territory Government on asbestos management as it relates to NT Government built assets and contaminated land.

The Working Group involves representation from:

  • Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics – Chair, Secretariat and administration support
  • Department of the Chief Minister
  • Department of Attorney General and Justice
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Department of Tourism and Culture
  • Department of Primary Industry and Resources
  • Department of Corporate and Information Services – NT Property   Management
  • Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services
  • Territory Families
  • Power and Water Corporation

Last updated: 12 July 2019