The fact that the federal government was unaware of this is no surprise, who in their right mind would have believed the state of this industry.
The opposition might find it a great piece of ammunition, however they must be thinking how lucky it was not them that assumed, as most Australians that this was a safe industry.
We now know that they were totally unregulated and have probably been doing shoddy or unsafe work for years.
How many houses have been fitted with unfit insulation over the years by unscrupulous insulation firms who have been carrying out this type of work for years.
This is not a problem created by Peter Garret only, it is a problem that has surfaced in the industry that has been going on for years.
Audit by PricewaterhouseCoopers