Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA)

The Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) works to improve the management, monitoring and response to asbestos issues in NSW by developing coordinated prevention programs.

These programs include:

The Asbestos blueprint sets out the roles and responsibilities of government organisations and provides information on the identification and management of:

  • asbestos in the workplace
  • asbestos in residential settings
  • transport and disposal of asbestos
  • asbestos in the ground and site contamination
  • emergency management
  • prohibitions on the manufacture and supply of asbestos.

HACA members

The Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) is chaired by SafeWork NSW, with representatives from:

HACA charter

The HACA is governed by the arrangements set out in the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities Charter and provides an overarching framework for communication between government agencies and local councils in the safe management of asbestos.

Annual reports

This reports outline the work that has been undertaken by the HACA in 2014/2015.