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St Kilda Mangrove Boardwalk Temporarily Closed (UPDATED)
The Mangrove Trail has reopened with conditions, following repairs. The first 300m of the trail is open and accessible to the public. The last 200m section of the trail to the lookout is currently closed.


Services Environment PFAS Testing 02


In November 2016, The Australian Government Department of Defence commenced detailed environmental investigation to identify the nature and extent of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on, and in the vicinity of, RAAF Base Edinburgh-base.

The objective of this environmental investigation is to identify the nature and extent of PFAS in the environment from the use of legacy firefighting foam at the Base.

In November, 2018, Parafield Airport Ltd, which manages Parafield Airport, announced it would be assessing and monitoring PFAS contamination on airport property, also a result of historical fire fighting activities.

For full information on the status of the investigations at Parafield Airport and the RAAF Base Edinburgh and their findings to date, please refer to the links below. Both of these links provide contact information for those seeking further information.