FAMANZ provides a professional home for those practitioners providing services to the asbestos industry including: occupational hygienists, environmental consultants, asbestos removal contractors, building managers, Regulators (WHS and EPA), demolition contractors, C&D waste recycling industry, waste disposal industry, suppliers, and allied industries.

Key objectives of FAMANZ are to:

  • advance industry knowledge and understanding of asbestos assessment, management, and remediation;
  • improve the practice of asbestos assessment, management, and remediation and the knowledge, competence and standing of its practitioners;
  • advance education and training in relation to asbestos assessment, management, and remediation;
  • encourage and promote research into the assessment and management of asbestos and asbestos related diseases;
  • disseminate information, knowledge and research findings relating to the assessment, management, and remediation of asbestos;
  • promote the profession of asbestos assessment, management, and remediation; and
  • represent the profession of asbestos assessment, management, and remediation nationally and internationally.

 Unlock your asbestos business full potential

FAMANZ will work in conjunction with allied industry societies, regulators, government, and the community in Australia and New Zealand to raise the professional and ethical standards of professionals providing services to the asbestos management industry.

Our vision is to:

Minimise exposures to airborne respirable asbestos fibres for workers and the general public in Australia and New Zealand.

Pursue excellence for all those who practise in the asbestos assessment, management, and abatement professions;

Establish, develop and maintain standards of competence in asbestos assessment, management, and abatement for those who are members of FAMANZ

Act as the guardian of professional standards and ethics in the profession of asbestos assessment, management, and abatement.

Advancing Industry Knowledge

FAMANZ offers comprehensive courses to assist in the transfer of knowledge about all aspects of asbestos through training sessions online and in person.

Improve the practice of asbestos assessment

Information sessions and online resources are made available to our members to help improve the practice of asbestos assessment.

Encourage and Promote Research

Faculty of Asbestos Management of Australia & New Zealand can help you and your company grow with correct research procedures and processes.


FAMANZ strives to be the leading representative for the asbestos industry through training, knowledge, research, assistance and much more.


Identifibre Pty Ltd is a quality endorsed company, accredited by the National Association of Testing Authority (NATA) and SAI Global. Established in 1993 principally as a consultancy service in the field of asbestos hazard and risk management. Our multidisciplinary professional team have recognised expertise in the fields of asbestos and hazardous materials management, occupational hygiene and risk management. Our principal team members have in excess of seventy years experience in the asbestos management field.


Eurofins | Environment Testing has a 40-year history in providing excellence in environmental analytical services to the Australian market. Eurofins operate a network of NATA/IANZ accredited Environmental laboratories throughout Australia/NZ and is supported by a global network of more than 800 laboratories across 47 countries with 48,000 employees.


FAMANZ is proud to announce that Air-Met Scientific has become a Platinum sponsor. Please contact them for your asbestos and other monitoring requirements.

Air-Met Scientific | Leaders in the Supply, Service & Rental of OHS & Environmental Monitoring Equipment

Still proudly Australian owned and operated, Air-Met Scientific has been delivering reliable measurement and monitoring solutions to OHS and environmental professionals since 1984. Operating from 6 locations nationwide, Air-Met has grown into Australia’s market leader in the supply, service, rental and engineering of such solutions.

Underpinning our success is our core commitment to providing the highest level of customer service and support. This is reflected in all facets of our business; with the provision of 24/7 technical support, NATA accredited calibrations, financing options, as well as the sale, rental, repair and even custom engineering of equipment for unique environmental or measurement applications.

Our dedicated local support teams ensure our customers can work with confidence knowing they are equipped with the right instrumentation for their job. With offices located in most major cities, our highly qualified and experienced team members are uniquely equipped to get to your needs on a local level whilst also having access to the premier facilities and support systems of a national organisation.

Contact your local office today to discuss your monitoring requirements on 1800 000 744 or visit the Air-Met website.


Active Environmental Solutions (AES) was established in 2001 and are a partner in Occupational Health & Safety and Industrial Hygiene services in Australia.

They are leaders in the supply of real-time occupational health and safety and environmental monitoring equipment, and their range is sourced from leading and innovative international manufacturers.

Their staff combines over 50 years of industry expertise and experience and believes in finding the best solutions for the environmental and workplace monitoring needs of customers.

Offices are conveniently located throughout Australia in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, and Western Australia.

AES’ mission is to be the leader in providing enhanced outcomes for customers in the world of connected Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental monitoring.

Thuroona Services provide an industry point of difference in project management, safety and have a proven history in complex asbestos remediation projects

Thuroona Services has significant experience and capabilities in the clean-up and management of all types of asbestos ranging from contaminated sites through to the remediation of buildings where structure fires result in friable asbestos contaminating large areas, chemical spills and environmental incidents resulting from heavy vehicle accidents involving dangerous goods on road and rail.

Thuroona & our sister company Hazrad Australia routinely manage emergency incidents on behalf of major transport companies, manufacturers and the various government agencies such as Main Roads. We put the health and safety of our clients and the local community above all else

Thuroona Services is licenced for Class A/Unrestricted asbestos in all Australian jurisdiction’s and manage all aspects of asbestos removal

Allens Industrial Products is an Industry Leader in the supply of Asbestos Removal Equipment and services small and large corporations Australia wide.

Our background as a well-established, privately owned and operated business (that originated over 40 years ago in Queensland and employs over 25 staff) has given us the opportunity to open this Asbestos Focused warehouse in Sydney, New South Wales.

The opening of our Sydney warehouse not only provides us with the opportunity to better service the southern states of Australia in terms of delivery times and costs, but also provides our southern customers access to professional equipment servicing, DOP testing and hiring of asbestos removal equipment.

We pride ourself on our focus and ability to provide old fashioned True Service to our customers. This number one service priority is supplied in unison with extremely competitive pricing and top quality products.

Allens Industrial firmly believes that no customer is too big, nor is any customer too small, and that all customers are equally important in the maintenance and growth of our company. This policy combined with hands-on, owner operation means that the promise of True Service is not just a slogan but a reality.

Training Momentum commenced operations in early 2020 providing a range of Nationally recognised training Qualifications and units.

Focus areas include:

  • Asbestos Removal & Supervision
  • Asbestos Assessor for Air Monitoring/Clearance Certification
  • Demolition – Basic
  • High Risk Tickets for Mobile Plant Operation
  • High Risk Tickets for Construction, Mining and other heavy Industry work
  • Work Health & Safety – Cert IV & Diploma
  • WHS Safety Rep 5 Day Course (WorkSafe Approved) & Refresher training
    • WHS specialist courses in : Duty of Care
    • WHS requirements for Supervisor / Managers
    • Hazard ID & Risk Assessment
    • Incident Investigation
    • Injury & Return to Work Managemen
  • TAE Cert IV & Diploma – Train your Trainers
  • Leadership CIV & Diploma
  • Leadership techniques for Supervisor / Managers


We are able to conduct courses at our specialised Welshpool Training Centre or at your site including remote locations in most instances.Our aim is to consistently deliver high quality training that has attendees “work ready” on completion of their training, with minimal transition training required on the job.

We are able to achieve this by working closely with our major clients to replicate activities that closey simulate work environments wherever possible.

Course Accreditations

Our courses are delivered in Western Australia under Third-Party Agreements with

Formed in October 2016, ARL Solutions is a privately owned company, offering expert asbestos removal services South Island wide.  ARL Solutions specializes in highly complex or difficult asbestos removal projects, including asbestos removal projects in various types of properties:

  • Asbestos in soil contamination removal and remediation
  • Live buildings (occupied buildings)
  • Private and public residential
  • Commercial, including: factories, offices, retail facilities
  • Education buildings (Ministry of Education)
  • Hospital buildings (district health boards & Ministry of Health)
  • Remediation of contaminated properties (including working at the behest of WorkSafe NZ)
  • Civil engineering and infrastructure projects

FAMANZ are a proud partner of RespFit

Who is FAMANZ for?

occupational hygienists, asbestos removal contractors, environmental consultants, asbestos assessors / surveyors, property managers, demolition contractors, recycling industry operators, disposal contractors, suppliers, and allied industries.

Online Training Resources

IP402 International Proficiency Qualification

Surveying and Sampling Strategies for Asbestos in Buildings

IP403 International Proficiency Qualification

Asbestos Fibre Counting (PCM)

IP405 International Proficiency Qualification

Management of Asbestos in Buildings

Become a FAMANZ sponsor to help make the asbestos industry safer for everyone!

Making our industry healthier and safer for everyone is an extensive task. In becoming a sponsor of the Faculty of Asbestos Management of Australia & New Zealand you and your company can become a force for change in our ever expanding industry.

Making a difference across every sector of the asbestos management cycle our sponsorship will help ensure our industry is the safest in the world.

If you require further information please fill out our contact form below.