Abbreviations

AFFF
Aqueous Film Forming Foam
AFOEM
Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
AFPHM
Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine
AICS
Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances
ANU
Australian National University
CRG
Community Reference Group
CSIRO
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DSI
Detailed Site Investigation
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
EPBC Act
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
ERA
Ecological Risk Assessment
HHRA
Human Health Risk Assessment
IGA
Intergovernmental Agreement on a National Framework for Responding to PFAS Contamination
MFB
Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board
NEMP
PFAS National Environmental Management Plan
NHMRC
National Health and Medical Research Council
NICNAS
National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme
PFAS
Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances
PFHxS
Perfluorohexane sulfonate
PFOA
Perfluorooctanoic acid
PFOS
Perfluorooctane sulfonate
PMAP
PFAS Management Area Plan
POPs
Persistent Organic Pollutants
RAAF
Royal Australian Air Force
RACP
Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Stockholm Convention
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

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