Engineered Stone Prohibition - FAQ

Stone Ambassador is committed to safety, education and the happiness of our customers. We will continue to evolve our market-leading surfaces and understand that the recent government decision has raised some questions.

Between now and July 1, 2024, all Stone Ambassador products. including our mineral and porcelain surface range will remain available. 

In the early stages of 2024, Zenith Surfaces by Stone Ambassador will be launched around Australia. 

Zenith Surfaces is a revolutionary new surfaces that boasts zero % crystalline silica content, maintaining the on-trend aesthetic and superior performance that are demanded from all Stone Ambassador products. 

In addition, our Vasari Porcelain Surfaces range will see 11 exciting new designs, suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications. 

All Stone Ambassador materials will continue to have our 10-year limited warranty as standard, which is not impacted by any changes. 

Any Stone Ambassador material installations already installed are perfectly safe in your home. It is during unsafe fabrication processes that silica dust may be present. 

Based on the government decision, the ban on engineered stone containing crystalline silica will come into effect on July 1, 2024. 

All elements of supply will operate as per normal until that time. 

No, not at all. The recent government decision has no impact on the safety of any Stone Ambassador material already installed. 

Absolutely! All Stone Ambassador materials in the current form will be available for purchase between now and July 1, 2024. 

Our new Zenith by Stone Ambassador 0% crystalline silica range will also be available in early 2024.  

More information on exact release dates to come. 

Yes. Stone Ambassador are launching a brand new 0% crystalline silica range called “Zenith Surfaces”, this will be available in early 2024.


All Stone Ambassador products come with our peace of mind 10-year limited warranty as standard. 

All warranties on existing materials will be honoured as per normal. 

At this stage, we are unsure. However, silica is present in thousands of other materials such as tiles, concrete, sandstone and even bricks. 

Stone Ambassador advocates for safer working practices and further support for our stone manufacturers of best and safest fabrication practices, such as a national licencing regime and enforcement by regulators. 

Stone Ambassador will continue advocating for the safety of all Australian fabricators.