Healthy Environment, Healthy Community, Healthy Business

Environment Protection Authority

Contacts for air pollution

Where air pollution causes or threatens material harm to the environment, a number of authorities must be notified - see duty to notify.

Members of the public wishing to report or inquire about air pollution should contact the organisation responsible for its regulation as set out below.

Pollution type or source

Organisation responsible

Contact

Air pollution from a premises for which an environment protection licence is held. You can check whether a premises is licensed through the public register

EPA

Phone: 131 555
Fax: (02) 9995 5911

Air pollution from a premises operated by private industry and for which there is no environment protection licence

Local councils

View a list of NSW councils
Activities carried on by public authorities EPA Phone: 131 555

Power stations

EPA

Phone: 131 555

Transport

Smoky motor vehicles

EPA

Phone: 131 555
Online form

Ships in port, including naval vessels

NSW Maritime

Phone: 131 256 

Aircraft, including aviation fuel dumping

Air Services Australia

Phone: 1800 802 584

Fires, smoke & burning

Domestic wood and coal fires

Local councils

View a list of NSW councils

Backyard burning

Local councils

View a list of NSW councils

Major fires (industrial or bushland) 

NSW Fire Brigades

Phone: 000 

Burning of bio material in electricity generating works EPA  Phone: 131 555
Parks
Marine parks Marine Parks Authority  Phone: 1300 550 474 
Kosciuszko National Park OEH  Phone: 131 555
Odours
Odour from large industry
EPA Phone: 131 555
Odour from a sewage treatment plant
EPA Phone: 131 555
Odour from a landfill
EPA Phone: 131 555
Odour from a small business, restaurant or food outlet
Local councils View a list of NSW councils
Odour from a residential premises
Local councils View a list of NSW councils
Odour or fumes from spray painting
Local councils View a list of NSW councils

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Page last updated: 19 May 2016