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.
Detailed Site Investigation
The Detailed Site Investigation (DSI) has been completed. This stage involved sampling on-base, on the surrounding Garden Island and the immediate near shore marine environment. A detailed report has been finalised and is available on the publications page.
Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment
Based on the initial DSI findings, an Ecological Risk Assessment (ERA) has commenced to better understand potential risks of PFAS exposure to the environment. Currently, there is no requirement to conduct a Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA). The ERA is expected to be complete in the thrid quarter of 2018.