Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research
An NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence
Many Australian homes use gas for cooking or heating and gas extraction has increased in recent decades. But what health impacts do these activities have? And what should governments be doing ensure people are safe? Find out in our latest policy statement
15 June 2022
CAR's lead investigator receives Order of Australia
CAR's Guy Marks has been recognised for his distinguished service to respiratory medicine and research and tertiary education with the award of an AO in the Queens birthday honours.
02 May 2022
CAR Symposium 2022 - Register now
The Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR) 2022 Symposium will focus on collaborations & partnerships for improved air quality.
We will hear from Prof Lidia Morawska on "What is the role for international agencies in pursuing safe air?"
We are a virtual centre that brings together more than 30 researchers from around Australia and internationally to pursue collaborative research projects and translate our research into practice. Our research aims to understand the health impacts of air pollution and new energy sources.
Our vision is for a healthier community through cleaner air and cleaner energy sources.
01 April 2022
What should the next government do to improve air quality?
In the lead up to the 2022 Federal Election, hear from our Chief Investigators Fay Johnston and Graeme Zosky as they outline our 6 policy priorities to improve air quality in Australia
18 February 2022
February webinar: Climate Change communication: best practice, tips and tricks
Hear from Dylan Quinnell from the Climate Media Centre as he explains how to best and most effectively communicate about climate change and the health impacts with a general Australian audience and the media
22 December 2021
Air pollution and sleep apnea
David Clark from the University of Melbourne presented a webinar on the association between traffic-related air pollution and obstructive sleep apnea.