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Project Member(s): Prior, J., Ruoso, L., Tovey, A., McIntyre, E., Cunningham, R., Butler, A., Liu, B., Gill, A., Torpy, F., Surawski, N.

Funding or Partner Organisation: NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Start year: 2022

Summary: The NSSN Air Quality working group is coordinating a bid to the NSW government for Smarter Communities funding. The project involves researching a set of best practice tools, guides and frameworks for low-cost air quality monitoring by local government. ISF will be collaborating with multiple other university partners, likely to include USyd, UNSW, Macquarie and UWS. More details to follow once they are decided upon. Total project value is expected to be in the region of $1-2mn (split between all partners), with a duration of two years.


Tovey, A, Heydon, G, Phansalkar, A, Ruoso, L-E, Alexandra, B, Qureshi Atif, M, Gill, A, Siddiqui, S, Perry, C, Liu, B, Runcie, P, McIntyre, E, Goodman, N, Vardoulakis, S, Hu, T, Izzo, K, Surawski, N, Kulkarni, Y, Liyanage, L & Barns, S Operational Network of Air Quality Impact Resources (OPENAIR) 2023, The OPENAIR Best Practice Guide for smart air quality monitoring, pp. 1-9, Australia.

FOR Codes: Urban planning, Public health (excl. specific population health) not elsewhere classified, Environmental Health, Urban informatics, Urban planning and health