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Tenants Found with Drug Labs Can Still Reapply For Public Housing, Department Says

Queensland taxpayers are forking out hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to clean up clandestine drug laboratories found in government housing, but offending tenants are not being banned from reapplying for a house. New figures obtained by ABC News show taxpayers paid more than $550,000 over the past two financial years to decontaminate about …

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Why You May Need to ‘Meth Test’ Your New Home before Moving in

Original article: https://au.news.yahoo.com/amphtml/why-you-might-need-a-meth-test-for-your-new-home-39847414.html Australia’s growing ice epidemic is creeping into rental homes and investment properties with a staggering number of houses now testing positive to methamphetamine. Health experts say that for unsuspecting families, the risks – especially for children – are frightening. Many houses look pristine from the outside – but on the inside, the findings …

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One in Five Victorian Rental Homes Could Be Contaminated by Ice

One in five Victorian rental properties could be contaminated with dangerous drug residues left behind by meth smokers. Extensive testing has revealed even high-end suburbs like Toorak, Elwood and South Melbourne aren’t safe from a toxic build-up. The discoveries have prompted calls for testing to be made a part of building inspections, with homebuyers potentially …

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Dangers Inside the Home – What We Do and Don’t Know About Methamphetamine Contaminated Homes

Plenty of conversation around Meth Contamination & Associated risks for people in property. Australia is extremely fortunate to have a leading researcher who is working in this field. Watch the webinar below if you want to educate yourself and stay informed. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6475881922605252608 #health #education #research #government #realestate #protection #safety #contamination #methscreen

Drug Houses

One mother & her children experiencing side effects from a property with lower levels of meth residue detected. This is certainly becoming a common theme for people who move into such homes. Take a risk management approach today. Contact Meth Screen www.methscreen.com.au #realestate #health #insurance #education #safety #government #contamination #methscreen #riskmanagement

The Next Person Who Tells Me Low Levels of Meth Are No Worse for You Than Second Hand Smoke – I Will Punch in the Face!!

COURTESY JACQUI OWEN – 21 SEPTEMBER 2017 Two years ago we were living every parents’ hell. Rhys had been fine, he had been to Dad’s for dinner and he was fine. Rhys had been in the A&E twice in the 2 weeks leading up to this and he had suffered asthma attacks before. Prior to his …

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The Explosion of Meth in Rental Properties

Original article: http://www.a1realestate.solutions/post?post_id=907 There has been increasing discussion within the real estate industry and recently in the media about meth in properties, which can impact landlords, buyers, sellers and home owners. Until recently, it was the presence of meth labs in rental properties that were a concern for landlords resulting in tens of thousands of …

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Contaminated: Push for Methamphetamine Testing for Perth Houses

View original article here. LANDLORDS and prospective homebuyers are being urged to consider screening properties for meth contamination, with one testing firm saying more than half the homes in WA it analyses are tainted with ice. There are also real estate industry calls for the State Government to legislate a mandatory system similar to the …

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