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Tag: Air quality

Canberra hospital staff said air ‘virtually unbreathable’ during bushfires

An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report has shown a short-term increase in respiratory issues from the 2019/2020 bushfires.

Air quality strategy a focus for government

The ACT has committed to a whole-of-government strategy on bushfire smoke and air quality, however, experts suggest a national approach would be more beneficial. On Thursday 13 February, an ACT Greens motion called...

Poor air quality forces cancellations

A number of sporting events recently scheduled for the ACT have been forced to postpone, cancel or relocate due to the poor air quality across the region from bushfire smoke. Last month, umpires at the...

Canberra gasps for breath as bushfires burn

A State of Alert was declared for the ACT on Thursday 2 January as the bushfires burn, with ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr acknowledging it was still in place on Monday 6...
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