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Ep 9 (Season 2) Wrap of 2018 PFAS Inquiry - Australia "The financial damage is enormous. The physical damage the emotional damage is terrifying. I am so scared of what is going to happen to my property."
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In Australia in 2018 a PFAS Inquiry looking at PFAS contamination in and around Defence bases was conducted. The Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade presented their report to Government on the 3/12/2019. The Australian Government is due to respond to the committee's report and their recommendations by the 3/3/2019. In this episode you will hear Mr Andrew Laming, the former Chair of the Committee's address to the House of Representatives plus many voices and stories from residents affected by PFAS contamination from Williamtown (NSW), Oakey (QLD) and Katherine (NT) plus a few other witnesses from the various public hearings.
Home page to the 2018 PFAS Inquiry - where you can access submissions, transcripts from public hearings, the Committee's Report plus the Governments response (when available - due 3/3/2019)