Personal Injuries From Asbestos Exposure: The Wittenoom Story

The Australian construction industry was once one of the biggest asbestos consumers in the world. From 1945 to 1980, asbestos was a staple construction material in homes and industrial buildings and was a principal ingredient in cement, insulation, pipes, paint and many more materials. Some Australian towns thrived from this industry, but when the health risks from asbestos became clear, it was places like Wittenoom that paid the price. Learn more about the effect the asbestos industry had on Wittenoom, and how the people of the town suffered as a result of their exposure to this toxic material. [Read More]