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PFAS Investigation &
Management Program

HMAS Stirling

HMAS Stirling (Garden Island) PFAS Investigation

Summary of the Investigation

HMAS Stirling
In October 2018, Defence completed a detailed environmental investigation into the presence of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on and in the vicinity of HMAS Stirling.

Investigation reports and factsheets are available on the publications page.

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.