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NHMRC Draft Information Paper: evidence on the effects of lead on human health submission

This submission reflects the views of
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Far West Local Health District New South Wales
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Q1. Is the draft Information Paper presented and written in a manner that is easy to understand?: 

No, there is some confusion by the general public and media in Broken Hill. Please see attached documents for more detail.

Q2. Does the draft Information Paper clearly outline how the evidence was reviewed and interpreted by the Lead Working Committee?: 


Q3. Is there additional evidence on the health effects in humans of exposure to lead that needs to be considered? : 


Q4. Is there additional evidence on the management of exposure to lead in humans in non-endemic areas that needs to be considered? : 

No but further explanation about why endemic areas are excluded needs to be better explained.

Page reviewed: 19 May, 2015