Monash air quality station records index almost 20 times above hazardous level

Lucy Bladen
Updated January 1 2020 - 8:11pm, first published 4:00pm

The new year brought thick smoke haze to Canberra with the city experiencing among the worst air quality conditions to ever hit the nation's capital.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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