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State Government Air quality and pollution
Information on regulations, strategies, policies and plans to reduce air pollution, and to monitor air quality in Tasmania. Includes details of the Tasmanian Air Quality Strategy
State Government Air quality in Tasmania: An Education Resource
An education resource that aims to support teachers' and students' understanding about air quality issues specific to Tasmania. Investigations, experiments, activities and research opportunities are linked to the Tasmanian Curriculum Framework for secondary students
Local Government Brighton Council: environmental health
Information on Brighton Council's food hygiene training, immunisation clinics, and by-laws controlling noise, incinerators, burning-off and wood heaters
State Government Burn Brighter this Winter
The project is focussed on ways to improve domestic wood heater use in specific areas. Focus areas in Geeveston and Hadspen have been chosen for the community engagement project
Commonwealth Government Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station
Located in remote north-western Tasmania, the Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station provides vital information about changes to the atmospheric composition of the Southern Hemisphere
Commonwealth Government Cape Grim Greenhouse Gas Data (CSIRO)
Website showing data collected over the last 35 years by CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology at the Air Pollution station at Cape Grim, Tasmania. It demonstrates how levels of greenhouse gases have been changing each month
Local Government Hobart City Council: Domestic smoke management program
Due to the success of the pilot project in 2012, Hobart City Council will be continuing the program this winter and extending it to include the whole municipal area. Downloadable report of pilot project results available
Local Government Hobart City Council: Environmental Health
Links to Council regulations and restrictions on excessive noise, heat-pump noise, air pollution, storm water, vermin, wasps and snakes in residential areas
State Government Real-time air quality data for Tasmania
An interactive map that presents the most recently available real-time indicative particle concentration data for the Tasmania air quality monitoring stations at Hobart, Launceston and Rowella as well as the new BLANkET stations distributed around the state
State Government Reducing air pollution
Links to a range of information to assist Tasmanians to reduce air pollution, including improving woodheater use and making homes energy efficient
State Government Wood smoke, air quality, your health
In an online partnership between Tasmania’s public health experts and the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), precautionary health advice will be activated on a dedicated website when smoke levels are elevated for just one hour

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