Illawarra Shoalhaven

Local Government NSW Awards for ISJO

Winner Division C & Overall Winner

Illawarra householders legacy asbestos removal project.

This pilot project reduced the amount of asbestos illegally dumped in the Illawarra by 55%.

Small quantities of legacy asbestos were safely collected from 83 households in Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama Council areas.

Educational materials on safe removal and legal disposal were shared with residents across the three council areas.

The project is the winner of the 2022 Asbestos Management Award at the LGNSW Excellence in the Environment Awards.

More detailed information can be found here.

ISJO Team accepting awards