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TAS Government unveils asbestos compo scheme

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Asbestos victims could be eligible for up to half a million dollars compensation under a State Government proposal.

Details of the proposed compensation scheme have been released for public comment.

The scheme would be open to people who develop asbestos-related diseases as a result of exposure in the workplace.

It would be funded by a levy on employers and eligibility will be established by a medical panel.

Reported by ABC News

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