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PFAS Investigation &
Management Program

RAAF Base East Sale

Community Consultation Timeline

Community consultation events are recorded here. Upcoming events appear first.

2018 Consultations


Next Community Walk-in Session

Defence is holding a Community Walk-in Session to provide information on the detailed environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base East Sale and nearby areas.

The session will include a presentation on the findings outlined in the final Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment that was conducted as part of the environmental investigation and a presentation from Environment Protection Authority Victoria.

There will also be an opportunity for the community to ask questions one-on-one about the environmental investigation before and after presentations with Defence, the investigation Project Team and other key government department representatives in attendance.

Date Thursday 2 August 2018
Session 3.00pm to 9.00pm
A presentations will be held twice during the session commencing at 3.15 pm and 7.15 pm
Venue Sale Baptist Church Hall
Lot 1 Princes Highway,
Sale, VIC 3850 (Opposite Cobains Road)
RSVP Email or call the East Sale Environmental Investigation project team by 31 July 2018 on 1800 793 201 or

2017 Consultations

2016 Consultations

DEC 13

Community Walk-in Session & Release of PSI Report

On 13 December 2016, two community walk-in session were held to allow interested landowners and others to get information on the findings to-date, to discuss any individual concerns and to provide input into the proposed Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment process.

OCT 11

Community Walk-in Session & Release of PSI Report

On 11 October 2016, a Community Walk-in Session was held to discuss the progress of the Environmental Investigation and release of the Preliminary Site Investigation Report for RAAF Base East Sale.

MAY 16

Community Walk-in Session

On 16 May 2016, a Community Walk-in Session was held to announce the commencement of an Environmental Investigation into PFAS on or in the vacinity of RAAF Base East Sale.