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PFAS Investigation &
Management Program

Gingin Satellite Airfield

Gingin Satellite Airfield PFAS Investigation

Summary of the Investigation

In November 2018, Defence completed a detailed environmental investigation into the presence of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on, and in the vicinity of, Gingin Satellite Airfield.

Investigation Reports and factsheets are available on the publications page. The Human Health Risk Assessment Report is currently being finalised and will be published by the end of November.

Defence is using the findings of the investigation to develop a PFAS Management Area Plan. This plan will inform the activities Defence will undertake to manage, monitor and reduce the risks of PFAS exposure on, and around, the Base.