Welcome to adfa

The Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia (adfa) is a not-for profit organisation working to provide support to people living with asbestos related diseases, family members, carers and friends.

adfa is a community based group founded by Trade Unions, victims, families of victims, and concerned citizens to meet the needs of people affected by asbestos related disease and has a long history of being engaged in advocacy work within the Australian community.

adfa in the NEWS

Asbestos-related cancer treatment breakthrough

June 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Australian researchers are cautiously optimistic after using nanocells to achieve what could be one of the most significant breakthroughs in asbestos-related cancer treatment in a decade. Scientists from the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Centre have published

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Rotterdam Convention Geneva 2015

May 30th, 2015|0 Comments

The listing of chrysotile asbestos on Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade. Barry Robson President of adfa lets fly at

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European Asbestos Forum 2015

May 5th, 2015|0 Comments

The European Asbestos Forum strives to improve professional networks and the exchange of the best and newest of knowledge regarding all matters related to asbestos. Remediation, innovations, best practices, limit values, raising awarenes and improving

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