All three levels of government seek to protect and improve air quality through action to reduce emissions of major air pollutants. The focus is on those activities that make the greatest contributions to adverse air quality as well as those pollutants that continue to pose threats to the environment and human health.
- National Programs
The Australian government and peak national bodies set standards and operate incentive programs that aim to improve air quality.
- Ozone Protection Regulations
The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy issues licences for people who buy, sell, store or handle ozone depleting or synthetic greenhouse gas.
- Local Government Programs
Local government plays an important role in controlling air pollution in Tasmania.
- Tasmanian Programs
The Tasmanian government develops strategies and implements legislation that aims to improve air quality.
- State of the Environment Reports
A process for describing, analysing and communicating information on conditions and trends in the environment.