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Patterns of Air Quality around Australia

14 December 2022

A five-star rating system for air quality has been developed by experts in environmental health to highlight how air quality varies across Australia, and to promote awareness and discussions about the link between air quality and health. 

Find out more


CAR's lead investigator receives Order of Australia

15 June 2022

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.


Congratulations Guy!


The dangers of carbon monoxide from gas heaters

18 May 2022

As the weather cools down, CAR's Christine Cowie spoke to ABC Adelaide about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning from gas stoves.


Listen now

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CAR Symposium 2022 - Register now 

02 May 2022

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?"


More information 


Bushfire smoke and your health

30 March 2022

We've updated our factsheet on the health impacts of bushfire smoke to incorporate practical considerations to protect yourself from bushfire smoke during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Read factsheet 

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Tackling air pollution now: Election priorities released!

11 March 2022

We've just released our full policy priorities for the next federal election. Read about the 6 actions the next government needs to undertake to improve air quality in Australia


See our federal election priorities here.


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