AVA provides the following services:
Where possible we can come to you in the Adelaide area, or where we have regional support available.
Information sessions for community groups – asbestos exposure is still an issue.
Free information sessions for community groups (such as U3A, Probus Clubs and Men’s Sheds) using power point presentations, videos, and take-home packs of information..
Free asbestos awareness workshops – asbestos exposure is an ongoing issue which includes not only trades people, but home renovators, or homes and buildings that are in poor repair, or which become damaged through disasters such as storms and bushfires.
Advice to South Australian residents on where to obtain:
The Beinke Bequest – Financial Assistance for people with an Asbestos-Related Disease
If you live outside the metropolitan area and need to travel to Adelaide for treatment or care, AVA may be able assist you and your family with the costs of travel and short-term accommodation while you are having treatment or care in Adelaide. This could include overnight stays, petrol, taxi fares or similar. Please contact AVA to see if you are eligible.
These funds are available due to the generosity of Peter Beinke, who made a bequest to AVA in his will to help with expenses for people from regional areas with an asbestos related disease.
Download Beinke brochure here
The newsletter is published quarterly and contains the latest news about asbestos.