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PFAS Investigation &
Management Program

RAAF Base Pearce

Community Consultation Timeline

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

2018 Consultations

JUL 24-28

Community Walk-in Session

Defence held Community Information Sessions on 24 July and a community Kiosk on 28 July to provide the local community an update on the detailed environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Pearce and nearby areas.

Members of the investigation team were available to discuss the results of the Detailed Site Investigation and the Human Health Risk Assessment as well as the next steps in the process.

APR 08

Bullsbrook Country Fair

On 8 April the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) opened a stand at the Bullsbrook Country Fair. Representatives from the RAAF Base Pearce PFAS investigation team were available at the stand to answer questions on the PFAS investigations.

FEB 23-24

Community Shopfronts

The Department of Defence ran two Community Shopfronts on the 23rd and 24th February 2018 in Bullsbrook.

The Shopfronts provided the community with an opportunity to find out more information in an informal setting about the environmental investigation into per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Pearce and nearby areas.

Representatives from the Project Team were available at the Shopfronts to answer questions relating to the investigations and to provide updates on the Detailed Site Investigation and Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment.

2017 Consultations

NOV 28

Community Walk-in Session

On 28 November 2017 Defence held a community walk-in session to discuss the investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Pearce. The session provided an update on the second phase of sampling undertaken for the Detailed Site Investigation and outlined preliminary findings of the Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment. To read more about this event, please download the presentation or factsheets.

MAY 18

Community Walk-in Session

On 18 May 2017 Defence held a community walk-in session to discuss the investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Pearce. The event outlined the results of the Detailed Site Investigation and provided an update on the progress of the Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment. To read more about this event, please download the presentation.

2016 Consultations

DEC 05

Community Information Session

On 5 December 2016 Defence held a community information session to discuss the investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Pearce. The event provided an update on the detailed investigation works. To read more about this event, please download the presentation.

SEP 22

Community Information Session - Preliminary Site Investigation

On 22 September 2016 Defence held a community information session to present the findings of the preliminary site investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Pearce. To read more about this event, please download the presentation.

JUN 23

Community Information Session - Environmental Investigation Introduction

On 22 September 2016 Defence held a community information session to outline the recently commenced environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Pearce. To read more about this event, please download the presentation.