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PFAS Investigation &
Management Program

RAAF Base Richmond

Community Consultation Timeline

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

2018 Consultations

JUN 14

Community Walk-in Session

On 14 June, Defence held a Community Walk-in Session to provide local residents and business owners with an opportunity to discuss the detailed environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Richmond and nearby areas.

At this session, the Richmond Project Team presented the Detailed Site Investigation findings. Community members also received information about the next steps in the investigation, including the preparation of the Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment.

Further information is available in the factsheet and presentation (right). Further information is available in the factsheet and presentation below.

2017 Consultations

SEP 7

Community Walk-in Session

On 7 September 2017, Defence held a community walk-in session to provide local residents and business owners with an opportunity to discuss the detailed environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on and in the vicinity of RAAF Base Richmond. Community members were also given the opportunity to fill out a water use survey. To read more about this event, please download the factsheet.

MAR 10

Community Walk-in Session

On 10 March 2017, Defence held a community walk-in session to announce that the Environmental Investigation was soon to commence into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Richmond. To read more about this event, please download the presentation.

2016 Consultations

DEC 12

Community Walk-in Session

On 12 December 2016 Defence held a community walk-in session in Richmond to discuss the investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Richmond. To read more about this event, please download the presentation.