TheBernie Banton Foundation’s MARSupport (Mesothelioma and Asbestos Related Support)Asbestos Disease Support operates Australia-wide, offering peer-based support and information, and referral and advocating services to those who have been diagnosed with an asbestos related disease, and to their carers and immediate family members, as well as those bereaved.
The most common Asbestos Related Diseases are:
Malignant Mesothelioma Cancer | Pleural Plaques | Asbestos Related Pleural Diseases (ARPD) | Asbestosis| Asbestos Related Lung Cancer
The MARSupportAsbestos Disease Helpline offers peer-based support and information from people who have, importantly, lived the mesothelioma asbestos cancer or other asbestos related diseases (ARD) journey.
For Australianand New Zealanders who have been diagnosedwith mesothelioma or another asbestos related disease, their carerand bereaved carers, the Asbestos Disease Helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For the general public (those not diagnosed or connected as above) theAsbestos Disease Helpline is open during the Foundation’s publicly accessible work hours (Monday – Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm).
Please check out the information that is relevant to your situation or interest, by clicking on the tile graphics below. Whilst we believe you will find this whole website a comprehensive reference, you will find out a lot more helpful information, gain support, and access our referral and patient advocating services by contacting the Bernie Banton Foundation Support Co-ordinator, Rod Smith.