How do I know if my neighbour’s fibro shed or other building has asbestos in it?

Any inquiries for analysis of suspected asbestos should be directed to NATA – The National Association of Testing Authorities. For a NATA Lab list call (02) 9736 8222 or refer to their website at


Contact a consultant in occupational hygiene who deals with asbestos issues. The Australian Institute of occupational Hygienists has a list of consultants in occupational hygiene on its website at You can also call the institute on (03) 9335 2577 for further information.