Ep 7 - "They want the chemical banned. They want it to stop coming off the base. They want options." Meryl Swanson, Federal (Labor) Member for Paterson

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This discussion is from an interview in September, 2018 with the Labor Federal member for Paterson Meryl Swanson. In this episode I ask her why Labor voted no to a Senate motion by NSW Senator Brian Burston (United Australia Party) for compensation for residents affected by PFAS. We also discuss Meryl Swanson's thoughts on many other issues connected to PFAS, including livestock; Defence; Food; PFAS Taskforce; Expert Health Panel; and of course her thoughts about the way the contamination was first revealed to residents in her electorate. These residents have been affected by contamination from the RAAF Base Williamtown.

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