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PFAS Investigation &
Management Program

RAAF Base Wagga

Community Consultation Timeline

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

2019 Consultations

SEP 17

Community Walk-in Session

The 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 RAAF Base Wagga and nearby areas.

Members of the investigation team were available to discuss the recommendations of the PFAS Management Area Plan which includes the Ongoing Monitoring Plan.

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

2018 Consultations

NOV 12

Community Information Session

On 12 November, Defence held a Community Information Session to provide local residents with an opportunity to discuss the investigations into per- and polyluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on and in the vicinity of RAAF Base Wagga.

Members of the investigation team were available to discuss with the community the findings of the Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment (HHERA) as well as outline the next steps in the environmental investigation process.

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

JUN 7

Community Walk-in Session

On 7 June the Department of Defence held a Community Walk-in Session at the Forest Hill Public School Hall to provide information on the environmental investigation into PFAS at RAAF Base Wagga and nearby areas.

The Community Walk-in Session included discussions on the findings of the Detailed Site Investigations and the next steps in the environmental investigation.

2017 Consultations

AUG 24

Community Walk-in Session

On 24 August 2017 Defence held a community walk-in session in Wagga Wagga to discuss the investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Wagga and to assist community members to fill out their water use surveys.

MAR 27

Community Walk-in Session

On 27 March 2017 Defence held a community walk-in session in Wagga Wagga to discuss the investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Wagga. To read more about this event, please download the presentation.

2016 Consultations

DEC 07

Community Walk-in Session

On 7 December 2016 Defence held a community walk-in session in Wagga Wagga to discuss the investigation into per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at RAAF Base Wagga. To read more about this event, please download the presentation.

Water Use Survey (closed)

In 2017 Defence opened a Water Use Survey as part of the RAAF Base Wagga Environmental Investigation to collect information about water supply and use on properties around the Base.

The water use survey is now closed. Thank you to all who participated.