In this talk, David will present the work that he and his team have been doing  since the first continuous air quality measurements commenced in Queensland in 1977. The trends in Queensland’s air quality over the last 40 years will be presented as well as the advances in the measurement technology.

David Wainwright is the Director of Air Quality Sciences in the Sciences Division of the Queensland Department of Environment and Science. He is currently in a position managing air quality studies in Queensland including the state’s air quality monitoring and investigation programs. His professional career began as an analytical chemist with the Queensland Department of Primary Industries. Since moving into the air quality field in 1977 with the then Queensland Division of Air Pollution Control he has subsequently developed considerable experience in air quality management with a strong background in air quality measurement and interpretation. He was a member of the Project Team responsible for the development of the National Environmental Protection Measure (NEPM) for Ambient Air Quality and is currently a member of the Expert Working Group involved in reviewing the NEPM air quality standards.



PACE Building, 20 Cornwall Street, Woolloongabba
Interaction Space (room 4002)