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Air Quality

The air we breathe both inside and outside of our home can sometimes contain pollutants which can make us sick.

This may be Include:

  • Mould
  • Emissions or odours from motor vehicles
  • Wood fires or a nearby industry
  • Chemicals that have been used incorrectly in a small space

There are simple steps you can take to protect your health and reduce your exposure to public health risks from poor air quality.

You can contact an Environmental Health Officer on 1300 066 055 for more information.

Information regarding building and industry hazards can be found on the NSW Government Health website.

How will this information help you?

  • Understand air quality and what is in air that can make you sick, both indoors and outdoors
  • Access information which explains what the most common air pollutants are and their health effects
  • Access information which explains how air pollutants can cause different levels of sickness in different populations
  • Access information on simple steps you can take to reduce air pollution where you live and how you can reduce your exposure to air pollution
  • Access links to resources including reports and studies which have been completed on air quality and air quality fact sheets
  • Access details about the Chief Health Officer’s Air Pollution Expert Advisory Committee

    The air we breathe both inside and outside of our home can sometimes contain pollutants which can make us sick.

This may be Include:

  • Mould
  • Emissions or odours from motor vehicles
  • Wood fires or a nearby industry
  • Chemicals that have been used incorrectly in a small space

There are simple steps you can take to protect your health and reduce your exposure to public health risks from poor air quality.

You can contact an Environmental Health Officer on 1300 066 055 for more information.

Information regarding building and industry hazards can be found on the NSW Government Health website.

How will this information help you?

  • Understand air quality and what is in air that can make you sick, both indoors and outdoors
  • Access information which explains what the most common air pollutants are and their health effects
  • Access information which explains how air pollutants can cause different levels of sickness in different populations
  • Access information on simple steps you can take to reduce air pollution where you live and how you can reduce your exposure to air pollution
  • Access links to resources including reports and studies which have been completed on air quality and air quality fact sheets
  • Access details about the Chief Health Officer’s Air Pollution Expert Advisory Committee
Last updated: 19 June 2018
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