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 Awareness Day 2016

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

The Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia ("ADFA") held it's annual Asbestos Awareness Day on November 25, 2016 at the Australian National Maritime Museum. The day is held in memory of the workers' and family members

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Race Day 2016

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

The Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia ("ADFA") held it's Annual Gala Race Day on October 29, 2016 at Rosehill Racecourse. The aim of the event is to raise funds for ADFA operations and to donate

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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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