SafeWork NSW is fast-tracking the five-day asbestos removal work notification period for immediate clean-up of asbestos debris from storm-damaged properties in north-east NSW.
Those living in the Ballina, Byron Shire, Kyogle, Lismore and Tweed local government areas will have their assessments fast-tracked to ensure the quick removal of asbestos-containing material.
SafeWork NSW Executive Director, Peter Dunphy said residents should seek information on the potential risks of being exposed to asbestos and how to manage it safely
WHAT price is heritage? About $1 million, it would appear.
At least that is the profit a builder made after he got council permission to demolish an 1880s heritage-listed building in Oatlands because he said it was too expensive to restore.
The house last went under the hammer in 2015 for $1,216,000 and at auction this weekend it fetched $2,185,500 — a profit of $969,500.
National Trust Parramatta president Brian Powyer said local heritage laws were not strong enough
ANOTHER relic of the past have been lost as demolition work began on the Pix Theatre in Geelong West today.
The former Elizabeth St theatre which screened films for about 30 years until the late 1990s will be transformed into two homes with its original walls and trusses retained.
The theatre famous for its plush red leather seats was known to show niche films and cater to high schools groups during its operational years.