The Department of Defence is testing for PFAS in land and water on and near its bases across Australia.  EPA takes environmental investigations very seriously. We are committed to supporting the Department of Defence with its obligations in accordance the Environment Protection Act 2017.

Sites that Department of Defence are investigating

The Department of Defence is investigating the following sites:

Map of PFAS sites in Victoria

Royal Australian Air Force Base, East Sale

HMAS Cerberus, Royal Australian Navy, Mornington Peninsula

Gaza Ridge Barracks, Australian Army

RAAF Williams (Laverton)

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Reviewed 26 September 2023