PFAS concerns: 'My kids drink water out of the tap,' minister says

Kate McIlwain
Updated June 12 2024 - 2:32pm, first published 2:22pm
Drinking water in the Illawarra is safe and reliable, according the NSW Health Minister Ryan Park and the state's chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant.
Drinking water in the Illawarra is safe and reliable, according the NSW Health Minister Ryan Park and the state's chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant.

Analysis of drinking water published by the Sydney Morning Herald on June 11 indicate that chemicals have been found in the drinking water of Yass residents.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.