Investigative reports raise concernsDecemberConcerns raised about firefighter exposure to chemicals at the Fiskville Training College between 1970s and 1990s.
Independant Fiskville Investigation announcedDecemberCFA announces Professor Robert Joy will conduct an independent investigation into past training practices and potential contamination at Fiskville.
Report issued for independent Fiskville InvestigationJuneProfessor Joy delivers 'Understanding the Past to Inform the Future' Joy report to CFA.
CFA accepts recommendations from Joy ReportJulyCFA accepts all ten Professor Joy recommendations and commits to further management initiatives.
Environmental and health risk assessmentsJulyEnvironmental engineering firm Cardno Lane Piper conducts extensive environmental and health risk assessments for all of CFA's regional training campuses. CFA establishes Voluntary Health Surveillance Program
Voluntary Health Surveillance ProgramAugustCFA establishes Voluntary Health Surveillance Program.
Clean up notices issuedJanuaryEPA issues two Clean Up Notices for the Fiskville site. Environmental Auditor appointed to oversee work at Fiskville.
Environmental and human health assessment reportsMarchCardno Lane Piper completes final environmental and human health assessment reports.
Environmental Auditor findingsAprilEnvironmental Auditor agrees with Cardno Lane Piper's analysis and finds the risk to human health was low and acceptable.
Clean Up PlanJulyCFA develops Clean Up Plan to address the 26 recommendations outlined in Environmental Auditor's report.
Remediation worksAugustCFA completes stage one of remediation activities.
Parliamentary InquiryDecemberParliamentary Inquiry into Fiskville announced.
Fiskville Firefighter's Health StudyJanuaryRelease of Monash University's Fiskville Firefighter's Health Study.
Operations suspended at FiskvilleMarchCFA suspends operations at Fiskville as a precautionary measure while water supplies are tested for PFCs. No drinking water outlets were found to have traces of the chemicals; however, low levels of PFCs detected in water samples taken from the practice area drill (PAD) area.
Water testingMarchOver 500 potable water tests conducted at the Fiskville site
Closure of FiskvilleMarchCFA Board announces permanent closure of the Fiskville Training College.
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