The Gladstone Air Quality Community Group will be hosting a free guided bus tours open to the public that will include stops at three of the local air monitoring stations with guest speakers. The tour will include interactive activities, a PurpleAir monitor prize, multiple location stops and light refreshments. Numbers for the tour are limited so please be sure to register below.
GUEST SPEAKERS: Queensland Government Department of Environment & Science and the Gladstone Air Quality Community Group
TOUR DATE: Saturday, October 30th, 2021
TOUR DURATION: Approx 1.00pm to 4.00pm* *Subject to change
PICK UP & DROP OFF LOCATION: NFP House, 1A/136 Goondoon Street, Gladstone
All those that register will receive a confirmation email from the Gladstone Air Quality Community Group with further details.
Gladstone air quality is monitored as part of the Queensland air monitoring network, which consists of many stations located around the state.
There are 9 air monitoring stations currently active around Gladstone. These include:
Aldoga (active from 2016)
Auckland Point (active from 2009)
Boat Creek (active from 2008)
Boyne Island (active from 2008)
Clinton (active from 2001)
Fisherman’s Landing (active from 2016)
Memorial Park (active from 2009)
South Gladstone (active from 2000)
Targinie (active from 2000)
These active stations measure the emissions from local industry and air movement patterns and include instruments that record and store weather and air pollutant data.