Media and Public Statements
On this page, you can find links to our Media Releases and Public Statements.
Our international work is predominantly in the Asia-Pacific region with our areas of expertise including asbestos, trade union development, women’s rights, climate justice and just transition, migration and refugees.
Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA is available for interviews, comments, information, and case studies.
Our communications organiser can put you in touch with the relevant spokesperson for comment, interview or to discuss any media opportunities.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 9264 9343
Check out our latest Media Releases and Public Statements
Asian delegation slams the failure for the 7th time to list chrysotile asbestos onto the Rotterdam Convention due to unethical veto of asbestos producer countries and their allies.read more
Rotterdam Convention: A 12-year veto of asbestos producer countries to the listing of chrysotile asbestos costs lives and makes a mockery of scientific evidence and the principles of the Conventionread more
Public Statement regarding APHEDA’s accreditation status and the suspension of DFAT-funded project in Palestine lifted – published 30 April 2019.read more
Australian delegation studying asbestos threats to health in Vietnam commend Prime Minister’s decision to stop asbestos roofsheet production by 2023.read more
The Australian Embassy and the Office of the Embassy of Canada in Laos cancer prevention message on billboard.read more
Public Statement regarding the Courier Mail article published 20 September 2018.read more
Union Aid Abroad is a founding member of Cooperative Power, a newly formed Australian Union cooperative electricity retailer.read more
Laos takes steps to end asbestos – workshop to launch the development of the National Action Plan to Eliminate Asbestos-Related Diseases…read more
APHEDA signs Statement with feminist organisations and allies on the CPTPP takeover of International Women’s Day.read more
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA calls for the immediate release of Ahed Tamimi and all children currently detained as political prisoners inside Israeli prisons.read more
Economic blackmail by Russia against Sri Lanka’s asbestos ban decision slammed by international trade unions and health networks.read more
15 Dec 2017: Today an influential group of scientists and researchers launched a global campaign to counter the misinformation from the asbestos industry.read more