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Old Government House, Parramatta Park. Credit: John Spencer/DPIE

About the station


Lidcombe air quality monitoring station is located at the Lidcombe TAFE Campus on 71 East Street, Lidcombe. It is a residential-cum-commercial area 15 kilometres to the west of Sydney, and replaces the former Chullora station.

Air quality monitoring region Central West Sydney
Commissioned 2020
Latitude -33.88143
Longitude 151.04676
Elevation 39 metres

Data collected

The following air pollutants and meteorological variables are currently measured at Lidcombe:

  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Fine particles as PM10
  • Fine particles as PM2.5
  • Oxides of nitrogen (NO, NO2, NOx)
  • Ozone (O3)
  • Sulfur dioxide (SO2)
  • Visibility using nephelometry
  • Ambient temperature
  • Relative humidity
  • Solar radiation
  • Precipitation
  • Wind speed, wind direction and sigma theta