Asbestos in Cars

Importing Cars into Australia Asbestos free

Did you know some cars have asbestos in them, especially older cars?

This is a story on how a car was imported from overseas and made asbestos free before it arrived here.

Datsun 240Z – car imported from Japan free of asbestos

Importing Goods into Australia

Importing asbestos or goods containing asbestos into Australia is prohibited, unless a permission has been granted or a lawful exception applies.

Visit the Border Force website for more information on importing goods that could have asbestos in them, a list of countries that have goods that contain asbestos, and further important information.