Air and odour complaints
Brisbane City Council investigates environmental nuisance and air pollutants, including dirt and dust, odour complaints, spray drift and smoke, ash and fumes from residential, commercial and industrial areas. Find out about the regulations and how to make a complaint.
Information on dirt and dust emissions. Find out what Council considers when investigating complaints and ways to reduce emissions. Link to how to lodge a complaint.
Read about what Council considers when investigating an odour complaint. Includes ways to reduce odour emissions and link to how to lodge a complaint.
Read about what Council considers when investigating a spray drift complaint. Includes information on ways to reduce spray drift and link to how to lodge a complaint.
Read information on smoke, ash and fumes emissions. Includes backyard burning, wood-fired heaters and making complaints.
Read about general nuisance emission regulations as defined under the Environmental Protection Act 1994. Includes information on action taken by Council and link to how to lodge a complaint.
Find out about types of pollution in Brisbane's air from sources such as cars, bushfires, wood heaters and industrial emissions. Find details to make a complaint about smoky vehicles.