Defence cannot provide health advice on PFAS. This is the role of the Department of Health.
The Department of Health has several publications on PFAS including health based guidance values and health initiatives for PFAS contamination. Visit their website to read more.
The Department of the Environment & Energy is undertaking analytical and monitoring work on PFAS and is developing PFAS environmental management guidance. Visit their website for more information.
Airservices is Australia's air navigation service provider. One of the responsibilities of Airservices is aviation rescue fire fighting. Airservices is responding to the past use of fire fighting foam containing PFAS at civilian airports. Visit the Airservices website to read more about their response to PFAS contamination.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand has released health based guidance values for some PFAS. Defence is using these guidance values in its environmental investigations and human health risk assessments.
Further information relating to a specific environmental investigation can be found on the relevant environmental investigation website.