RAAF Base Edinburgh
PFAS Investigation & Management
All findings of the investigation are available on the publications page, including detailed reports and factsheets.
Defence has used 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.
Federal Court of Australia Group Member Notice
The Federal Court of Australia has approved a group member notice relating to the PFAS class action in the Edinburgh area. Click here to view the notice.
More information about the investigation stages is available on the investigation process page.
PFAS Management Area Plan
The PFAS Management Area Plan informs the activities Defence will undertake to manage, monitor and reduce potential risks of PFAS exposure on, and around, the Base.
Human Health & Ecological Risk Assessment
The purpose of the Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment is to evaluate potential exposure-risks to people and the environment, within the Investigation Area.
Detailed Site Investigation - Addendum
The Addendum to the Detailed Site Investigation involved sampling of groundwater, to better understand how PFAS moves through quanternary aquifers.
Detailed Site Investigation
The Detailed Site Investigation involved sampling of soil, sediment, surface water and groundwater to better understand how PFAS moves through the environment.
Preliminary Site Investigation
The Preliminary Site Investigation involved a review of the historical use of firefighting foams on-Base to identify potenital sources of PFAS contamination.