Name of site:Atherton Tablelands, Queensland
Description:This picturesque block consisting of a house plus acreage was located not far from a former World War II training ground and old ammunition depot.
Client:Private Property
Date:April 2020 – February 2022
Size & Terrain:Half hectare of open farmland.
Project details:The project involved UXO surveillance and UXO remediation together with the removal of 400 cubic metres of asbestos contaminated material.
Discovery:The team found four burial pits on the property. In addition to farmland scraps, the pits contained a collection of live and nonlive projectiles, live shrapnel, PIAT ordnance and asbestos. Live rounds were removed from site by Defence for destruction.