Asbestos fears force another school closure
24 June 2013
Health and safety authorities have been forced to close another Australian school, following more reports of exposed asbestos in government buildings.
Victoria’s Timboon P-12 School was evacuated and shut down this week after staff raised concerns about the deadly insulation material.
Most of the school’s 400 students were told their holidays started early, Year 11 and 12 students are continuing their classes in alternative accommodations.
The school’s had reportedly been complaining for years about rotten classrooms, they now become one of several schools forced to close recently in Victoria and around the country.