Allocation of liability for pollution and contaminated sites, reporting obligations and auditing regimes differ from State to State. We can untangle the regulatory framework for clients who operate and develop sites anywhere in Australia.
We have the years of experience to identify and quantify environmental risk, providing pragmatic advice on mitigation and management.
Acted for Council in relation to the PFAS contamination of groundwater at Oakey from the historical use of firefighting foams at the Army Aviation Centre Oakey. This included Supreme Court proceedings against the Department of Defence for negligence, nuisance and breach of statutory duty, causing damages associated with Council-owned water infrastructure (bores etc) servicing the residents of Oakey.