Launceston Airport is one of 23 sites identified as a potential for PFAS contamination

Caitlin Jarvis
Jessica Willard
By Caitlin Jarvis, and Jessica Willard
June 18 2018 - 12:15am
The terminal at Launceston Airport.

Investigations into a potential health contamination at the Launceston Airport are still under way, two years since traces of perfluorinated compounds were found  in the area.


Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin Jarvis

Senior Journalist

I have worked in the Tasmanian digital/print media for 11 years, spanning two newsrooms. Covering Northern politics, development, I have developed a keen interest in agricultural and education news, as well as issues-based long-form journalism. Contact me at

Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.

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