Canberra Times May 27 2015
Asbestos Taskforce head Andrew Kefford has rejected suggestions that the Mr Fluffy buyback scheme is unjustified, given the cost and health risks.
Mr Kefford said health was only one of the reasons to buyback and demolish Canberra’s 1021 Fluffy homes.
He was responding to the Inner South Community Council, whose chairman Gary Kent questioned whether the $1 billion program would save a single life, and said the plan to allow dual occupancy on Fluffy blocks is unfair on the elderly, the less well-off and neighbours. More…