This is a class action against the Commonwealth Government (Department of Defence) (DoD) in connection with land contamination arising from the DoD’s use of aqueous film forming foam at the Army Aviation Centre, Oakey (the Contamination). It will be alleged that DoD allowed the Contamination to escape from the land at the Army Aviation Centre, Oakey causing damage to surrounding property and business owners for which DoD should be liable to pay compensation.
The class action is being run by Shine Lawyers in Queensland.
Current stage of case
On 11 July 2017, proceedings were filed in the Federal Court in Sydney.
- Federal Court in Sydney
- Brad Hudson & Ors
- Commonwealth of Australia (Department of Defence)