Air quality readings and Air Quality Categories (AQC) are updated hourly and a daily air quality forecast is made for the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Region at 4pm every day. Be aware that your closest station might record different values than other stations in your region. Our health activity guide explains the AQC and provides associated health advice.
Elevated Dust Levels in Richmond
Due to local construction activity, air quality around the Richmond monitoring station site may be impacted. Please note that this is temporary and it is may not reflective of overall air quality in Richmond.
Elevated Dust Levels in Bargo
Due to local agricultural works, air quality around the Bargo monitoring station site may be impacted. Please note that this is temporary and may not reflective of overall air quality in Bargo.
Air quality by region
Incident monitoring project stations
Temporary emergency monitoring is sometimes undertaken by the Department.
Launch the interactive map to view locations of all air quality monitoring stations across NSW.