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PFAS Investigation &
Management Program

RAAF Base Townsville

Community Consultation Timeline

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

2018 Consultations

MAY 9

Next Community Walk-in Session

The Department of Defence is holding a Community Walk-in Session to provide the local community with an update on the detailed environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on, and in the vicinity of, RAAF Base Townsville.

The Townsville Investigation Team will be providing the findings of the Detailed Site Investigation Report and advising of the next stage of the investigation.

Light refreshments will be provided and all are welcome.

Please RSVP to the Townsville Investigation Team before 7 May 2018 to ensure adequate catering of light refreshments. Call 1800 842 122 or Email: townsville.defence@wspgroup.com.au.

Date Wednesday 9 May 2018
Time 11.00am to 6.30pm
Drop in any time
Venue Burdekin Room, Mercure Townsville
166 Woolcock Street, Currajong

2017 Consultations

NOV 29

Community Walk-in Session

From 29 to 30 November Defence held Community Walk-in Sessions at Townsville to provide an update on the results of the detailed environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on and in the vicinity of RAAF Base Townsville. Community members were also given an opportunity to fill in Water Use Surverys.

Download the factsheet for further information.

JUL 5

2017 RAAF Base Townsville Water Use Survey

This Water Use Survey has been designed as part of the RAAF Base Townsville environmental investigation to collect information about water supply and use on properties around the base.

Your participation in this survey is voluntary and you do not have to provide an answer to each question if you choose not to. There is a privacy statement in the survey that explains how the information you provide will be used.

If you need this survey in a language other than English or if you have any questions about the survey, please contact the RAAF Base Townsville Community Hotline.

A PDF version of the survey is below:

JUN 14

Community Walk-in Session

On 14 June 2017, a Community Walk-in Session was held to detail the Water Use Survey commencing at RAAF Base Townsville.

MAR 6

Community Walk-in Session

On 6 March 2017, a Community Walk-in Session was held to announce that the Environmental Investigation was soon to commence and detail the name of the Lead Consultant to conduct the Investigation.

2016 Consultations

NOV 29

Community Walk-in Session

On 29 November 2016, a Community Walk-in Session was held to announcing the findings of the a Preliminary Sampling Program and Defence's commitment to conducting an Environmental Investigation.