We think you are in Victoria. If not please click 'Change'

In your state, you are required to confirm you wish to access this information. Please enter 'QLD' or 'WA' in the field below to continue.

No thanks

Shine Lawyers Partnership To Draw Nation’s Focus To Asbestos Issues

Shine Lawyers is pleased to announce its partnership with the 2015 International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management as part of National Asbestos Awareness Month in November. 

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is holding the conference from 22nd to 24th November at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in South Brisbane.

The agency was established in July 2013 to provide a national focus on asbestos issues which goes beyond workplace safety issues to encompass environmental and public health concerns. The agency aims to ensure asbestos issues receive the attention and focus needed to drive change across all levels of government.

Dangerous asbestos roof - Medical studies have shown that the asbestos particles can cause cancer

Shine Lawyers has successfully represented sufferers of asbestos-related disease for almost 20 years. Our Asbestos Litigation Team has a 100% success rate in securing compensation for our clients in both national and international jurisdictions, including successful verdicts in the High Court of Australia.

Shine Lawyers Principal Roger Singh heads up the firm’s Asbestos Litigation Team and has more than 25 years’ experience in dust disease litigation.

“We are dedicated to providing exceptional service to our clients from instruction to verdict, obtaining results within a matter of weeks to months,” said Mr Singh.

“We believe it is a privilege to act for our clients and their families, and provide peace of mind and a weight off their shoulders,” he said.

“As an associate partner of the 2015 International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management, we look forward to working with and supporting experts in health, management, advocacy and the government to help promote and encourage positive change now and into the future.”

If you have been exposed to asbestos, please submit your details here to our Australian Asbestos Register. This allows us to identify potential affected groups and may assist with any future litigation.


Written by Shine Lawyers on . Last modified: July 13, 2017.

Join the discussion

Share this article:

There are 0 comments. Be the first!

DIY home renovators: The third wave of asbestos victims

Between 1945 and 1975, Australia was the largest consumer of asbestos products per capita in the world. We mined it, manufactured it and used it extensively across the country. Lauded for its versatility, asbestos was attractive to many industries, particularly construction. Exposure to dust was considered a normal part of the job. It wasn’t until […]

Read more

Silicosis: The silent killer

As a stonemason, Karl had no idea silica dust rising from the engineered stone he worked with could cost him his health. Now at just 39 years old, Karl suffers from rheumatoid arthritis and silicosis – a progressive, irreversible lung disease caused by inhaling silica dust. The dangers of engineered stone Karl links these illnesses […]

Read more

Case study: Landmark decision for asbestos victim in Northern Territory

After a David and Goliath battle, the entitlements for sufferers of asbestos-related illnesses have now been confirmed in the Northern Territory. Shine Lawyers has secured a High Court ruling that will define the law and entitlements of asbestos victims in the Northern Territory, ensuring they can access compensation for their injuries. The High Court ruling […]

Read more

Silicosis on the rise: The hidden dangers of engineered stone

Historically, silicosis has been recognised as a dust disease affecting labourers from 40 to 50 years ago who worked closely with sandstone products. Unfortunately, this is no longer appears to be the case and many modern workers may be at risk. What is silicosis? Silicosis is a permanent and aggressive lung disease caused by breathing […]

Read more

Call Us Now

Our friendly consultants are available to talk Monday to Friday, 8:15am to 6:00pm AEST.

1800 618 851

Live Chat

Chat with Shine Lawyers through the livechat system without leaving your computer. No downloading, completely private and best of all - its easy to use.

Start a live chat now

Enquire Now

Enquire now