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Loose-Fill Asbestos Insulation

Loose-Fill Asbestos Insulation

Register by 1 August 2016 for free testing. 
As part of its Voluntary Purchase and Demolition Program, the NSW Government is currently offering free loose-fill asbestos testing to homeowners in 28 identified NSW local government areas (including Albury City Council and Greater Hume Shire Council). 

New Requirements for Sale or Lease of Property with a Swimming Pool or Spa in NSW

New Requirements for Sale or Lease of Property with a Swimming Pool or Spa in NSW

Sale
From 29 April 2016, a vendor selling a property in NSW with a swimming pool or spa pool must include one of the following in the Contract of Sale:

  • A valid swimming pool certificate of compliance; or                                                    
  • A valid occupation certificate issued under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW) that is less than three years old and authorises the use of the swimming pool;  or
  • A valid swimming pool certificate of non-compliance.