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PFAS Investigation &
Management Program

Jervis Bay Range Facility

Community Consultation Timeline

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

2019 Consultations

JUL 18

Community Information Session

On 18 July 2019, Department of Defence held a Community Walk-in Session to provide the local community an update on the detailed environmental investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at Jervis Bay Range Facility and nearby areas including HMAS Creswell.

Defence presented the findings of the final Detailed Site Investigation and Human Health Risk Assessment reports, the interim Ecological Risk Assessment report and provide an update on the development of the PFAS Management Area Plan. Members of the investigation team were available to answer questions from the community.

MAR 21

Community Walk-in Session

On 21 March 2017 Defence held a community walk-in session to discuss the investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at the Jervis Bay Range Facility. To read more about this event, please download the presentation.

2016 Events

OCT 27

Community Walk-in Session

On 27 October Defence hosted two information sessions for residents, businesses and local stakeholders on the findings of the preliminary testing in the Jervis Bay Territory (JBT). The information sessions also outlined the next steps in the detailed site investigation.

MAY 19

Public Meeting

On 19 May Defence hosted a public meeting to discuss the commencement of preliminary testing for PFAS near the Jervis Bay Range Facility.