WA asbestos mine in Wittenoom could be liable for a wider range of deadly illnesses following new research about the effects on children who grew up there. The Australian research, released on Tuesday, found children from Wittenoom are developing a...
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Asbestos mining was stopped in 1966, and the town later closed, after it was discovered asbestos fibres were causing serious diseases. WA's Institute for Medical Research estimates more than 2,000 children under the age of 15 were exposed to asbestos...