The Williamtown Expert Panel, led by the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer Professor Mary O’Kane AC, has made some changes to the Williamtown precautionary advice and the investigation area. This follows a review of the Defence’s final Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) report.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority has established a Management Area which comprises of three zones. The Management Area and Investigation Area do not overlap compeltely. The Management Area is smaller in some areas and larger in other areas including Fullerton Cove and additional streets in Salt Ash.
The Australian Government will extend its voluntary blood testing program, epidemiological study and mental health and counselling services to the expanded management area.
Further information on the expanded management area is available at the NSW EPA website.
Further information on blood testing, the epidemiological study and mental health and councelling services is available at the Department of Health website.
A community walk-in session was held on 24 July 2019. Find out more...
The PFAS Management Area Plan, Interim Monitoring Event Report and Interim Biota Sampling Report are available on the publications page.
Williamtown Drainage Study
The Williamtown drainage study is complete and the report is available on the Studies and Trials page.
View a timeline of the key events in the Williamtown environmental investigation.