What's the "Solution" for Williamtown, Assistant Minister?

Labor is deeply concerned by this weekend's Newcastle Herald reports of a possible "cancer cluster" on Cabbage Tree Road and calls on the Turnbull Government to release its "solution" for Williamtown and incorporate a review of any cancer patterns into current studies.

This weekend's reports only further add to the considerable anxiety, distress and uncertainty in the Williamtown community caused by nearly two years of Turnbull Government inaction.

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Government Needs to Step Up on PFAS Response

Reports across the weekend confirm what we have always known – the Turnbull Government is unable to provide the necessary leadership to manage a national, coordinated and responsive approach to PFAS contamination.Reports across the weekend confirm what we have always known – the Turnbull Government is unable to provide the necessary leadership to manage a national, coordinated and responsive approach to PFAS contamination.

 

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Turnbull Government: Stop Second Rate Treatment of NT

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Is PFAS still in use at Defence Bases, Minister?

Minister for Defence – is Defence still using firefighting foam containing PFAS at RAAF Base Pearce, shared airports or any other Defence sites as suggested in reports yesterday?

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Is Defence Still Using PFAS or not Minister?

It’s been over a week since reports emerged that firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals are still being used at shared airports in Darwin and Townsville. 

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Minister Needs to Come Clean on PFAS Usage at Defence Sites

Labor is deeply concerned by today's reports that firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals is still being used at shared airports in Darwin and Townsville.

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Labor Welcomes the Release of New PFAS Figures

After calling for a nationally consistent approach to PFAS management for 12 months, Labor welcomes today's release of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand's report.

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PFAS Management Passed to Fifth Minister in Two Years

The Minister for Defence made it loud and clear in yesterday’s Defence Senate Estimates Spillover Hearing that if you’ve got an issue with PFAS contamination not to go to her or her department for support or advice any more.

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PFAS Community Consultation Cancelled in Katherine

The Minister for Defence needs to apologise to Katherine residents and explain why the meetings on PFAS contamination were cancelled last week and when the meetings will be rescheduled.

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Labor Discusses Ways To Do Defence Business

Labor will continue to work with the NT Chamber of Commerce to identify opportunities for local companies to do business with Defence.

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