Captains Flat Community Notice

Published on 02 February 2021

Captains Flat mural on amenities block

On behalf of the NSW Government, the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will be in Captains Flat over the next few weeks carrying out precautionary testing in public and community spaces to check for lead beyond the former Lake George Mine.

Testing has already been carried out on parts of the rail corridor and elevated levels of lead were found. 

Drop-in community information sessions will be held at the Captains Flat Community Hall on Monday 8 February (2-7pm) and Tuesday 9 February (2-7pm) if you wish to speak to someone face-to-face. Representatives from the NSW EPA, NSW Health, Transport for NSW, Department of Regional NSW, Crown Lands, Local Land Services and the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council will be on-site to answer your questions.

Information about lead testing in Captains Flat is available at epa.nsw.gov.au/captainsflatAlternatively, you can call EPA’s Environment Line on 131 555 or email info@environment.nsw.gov.au.