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Thousands of NSW students to stay home after asbestos found in mulch at two more Sydney schools



Positive tests recorded at schools in Marsden Park and Orchard Hills takes total number of sites to have tested positive to 34 since early JanuaryFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThousands of New South Wales students will be forced into remote learning for a week after asbestos was found at another two Sydney schools, as testing continues across the city.The state’s environment watchdog confirmed the additional positive results on Sunday while investigators continued to trace and test mulch that may be contaminated with asbestos.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2024/feb/18/thousands-of-nsw-students-to-stay-home-after-asbestos-found-in-mulch-at-two-more-sydney-schools

Author : Tamsin Rose New South Wales state correspondent

Publish date : 2024-02-18 07:07:23

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