EPA has a responsibility for asbestos waste in Victoria. This includes regulating:
- temporary storage
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS) and WorkSafe Victoria also regulate asbestos. They give advice on the Asbestos in Victoria website.
Our role in transport of waste asbestos
We control transport of asbestos from industrial sources. This can include:
- licensed asbestos removalists.
EPA’s role in temporary storage of asbestos
If you want to build a site to store asbestos, you may need an EPA works approval.
If you have a transfer station or other depot, you may need to register your site with us.
Our role in asbestos disposal
When licensed asbestos removalists remove asbestos from people’s homes, we control the removal and transportation.
We have a register of landfills that accept asbestos in Victoria.
Read more about asbestos
Reviewed 28 February 2020