1987 February: Streaky Bay School Ceduna. Pesticide detected: Aldrin


“The Streaky Bay area school near Ceduna had to be closed in 1988 when pupils developed vomiting, diarrhoea, headaches, lethargy, and irritability after Aldrin spraying. The highly toxic organochlorine had been injected through holes drilled in the concrete floor – thereby contaminating carpets, flooring, and everything in the classrooms. Two months later, the Health Commission declared the school safe after a $300,000 community-funded clean-up.

p103-4 Chemical Crisis One Woman’s Story. Humanity’s Future? Diana Crumpler 1994