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Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.


Asbestos: The Mr Fluffy fiasco

August 9th, 2014

Episode 46 of 147 episodes

Forty years ago highly dangerous asbestos insulation fluff was pumped into Canberra and NSW homes by a contractor known as 'Mr Fluffy'. In Canberra there's talk of a demolition program and now cancers are being discovered. Di Martin investigates the Mr Fluffy fiasco.