Contaminated sites


Management of Crown land site contamination

This audit assessed whether the state’s unallocated Crown land and unmanaged reserves are being effectively managed to minimise human and environmental health risks from contamination on these sites.

Expert health panel for Per- and Poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): final report

The panel reviewed twenty recently published key Australian and international reports and academic reviews that had examined scientific studies on potential human health effects of PFAS exposure. The panel also undertook a public consultation to inform them of the communities’ concerns regarding PFAS, and their...
Conference paper

Urban development and land contamination: incremental pressures and policy gaps

This paper examines the current policy and practices of land contamination at a state and local government level.

Managing contaminated sites

This audit assessed how well the risks associated with contaminated sites in New South Wales are being managed. Executive summary Effective management of contaminated land makes an important contribution to the government’s goal to ‘Protect our natural environment’; Goal 22 of the State Government’s ‘NSW...