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Tullamarine landfill archive


The Tullamarine Landfill in the suburb of Melbourne Airport was closed in 2008. Long-term aftercare of the landfill is the responsibility of Transpacific Industries Group Ltd (TPI).

Community fact sheets

Media releases

Technical reports

Community air monitoring 2011–12

As part of the release of the Tullamarine landfill – Community health and environment report EPA committed to a 12-month air monitoring program in the vicinity of the now-closed landfill.

Consolidated community health report 2012

EPA has compiled a single, consolidated report called Tullamarine landfill – Community health and environment report.

The report, released on 14 February 2011, brings together three pieces of research, which are a study by Cancer Council Victoria into the incidence of cancer surrounding the landfill, a review of the landfill’s cap and a study of past and present air quality (a term that describes whether air pollution or other contamination is present at a particular place and time).

Health studies and reports

Superseded environmental management plans

Page last updated on 29 Oct 2015