Air pollution

Air pollution can be a nuisance and affect the daily activities of you and your neighbours. In some cases, air pollution could cause serious health issues.

Who to contact about air pollution

Use the links below for more information about how to report air pollution.

Nuisance Description Who to Contact
Odour General odours including fertiliser, pesticides, rubbish, builders’ toilets, compost heaps, chemical odours Council
Odour Council sewerage treatment plants Council
Odour Private sewage treatment plants and septic tanks Council
Smoke Backyard burning, chimney smoke Council
Smoke Bushfire smoke Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
Smoke Cigarette smoke Queensland Health
Smoke Vehicle smoke Department of Transport and Main Roads
Spray drift Coming from residential or commercial properties Council
Dust Coming from land clearing for a subdivision or from a residential or commercial property Council