I am very concerned about ABC News reports that Defence is still using firefighting foam with traces of PFAS chemicals at RAAF Base Darwin.
The Turnbull Government must be honest and transparent as it carries out current investigations into possible PFAS contamination in the area surrounding RAAF Darwin and Darwin International Airport.
I understand Defence still has not […]Apr 09 2017
The Department of Defence held local community information sessions in Darwin this week to discuss their investigation into sites identified as having chemicals – known as PFAS and previously used in fire-fighting foam – on and around RAAF Base Darwin, Darwin international Airport and to a lesser extent Robertson Barracks.
With very few people attending, the […]Mar 24 2017
Labor welcomes the Turnbull Government’s announcement of a permanent Deputy Commissioner for Veterans Affairs’ in the Northern Territory.
Labor has long been advocating for the Northern Territory to have its own, dedicated Deputy Commissioner, despite reports the Government was not going to fill this position.
A Deputy Commissioner will help provide support and assistance to the many […]Dec 16 2016