Preliminary Site InvestigationFurther information on the investigation process can be found at the investigation process page.
The first stage of the investigation, the Preliminary Site Investigation (PSI), has been completed with outcomes provided to the local community in March 2017.
Detailed Site Investigation
The second stage of the investigation, the Detailed Site Investigation (DSI), commenced in April 2017. Once the DSI is complete, a detailed report including the sampling results will be prepared and provided to relevant government agencies, regulatory bodies and the local community.
Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment
Based on the investigation findings to date, Defence has commenced the Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment (HHERA) process. The HHERA will evaluate potential PFAS exposure risks to the human population and ecology.
The HHERA will continue throughout 2018. Once complete, the findings of the HHERA will be shared with relevant government agencies and the community.