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    October 2015

    Barry Knowles has defied the odds following a diagnosis of mesothelioma, and now helps fellow sufferers, reports Graham Cooke

    Sitting in his lounge one day at the end of September 2010, Barry Knowles must have thought that his life was at rock bottom. The former carpenter, construction manager and building consultant had had his dreams of a long and contented retirement in Tasmania shattered after being diagnosed with the terminal lung disease mesothelioma.

    Read the full article in ‘Housing’, the national magazine for building professionals, here