An exciting opportunity for the API community to hear from an expert panel on the effects of PFAS from a community, health, Defence and valuers perspective.

 The discussion will include:

  • overview of PFAS
  • the latest health research
  • National Environmental Management Plan
  • contaminated sites: case studies from Defence and Williamtown airport 
  • a valuers perspective on potential effects on value and restrictions in use as a result of PFAS contamination


  • Nicola Powell, Director, PFAS Taskforce, Department of the Environment and Energy
  • Dr Sara Broomhall, Director, Emerging Contaminants Section, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy
  • Dr Gary Lum, AM, Australian Government, Department of Health
  • Luke McLeod, Assistant Secretary PFAS Investigation and Management, Department of Defence
  • Bob Dupont, CEO, Director, Preston Rowe Paterson Newcastle and Central Coas