Housing department accused of trying to prevent asbestos legal action

A public housing tenant who discovered asbestos in her home says the Department of Housing is trying to get her to sign a document that would prevent her from taking legal action if she ever developed an asbestos-related illness.

In February, a contractor came to replace tiles in Judith Rosales Gutierrez’s bathroom, after a recurring problem with black mould.

Ms Rosales Gutierrez was in the kitchen when she heard a loud bang and hurried to check he was OK.

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Source: The Age

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