If you are interested in understanding the local air quality, the NSW EPA has tools to assist.
NSW EPA air emissions in my community web tool
NSW EPA monthly air quality index monitoring across NSW (Including Bathurst, NSW, Central Tablelands)
Wood Smoke and air quality
Wood Smoke is a major contributor to air pollution in region cities such as Bathurst. The NSW EPA has produced numerous resources to assist the community in understanding the impacts of wood smoke and how to operate their wood heater more efficiently.
Here are some tips on how to make a difference:
Please visit the NSW EPA website for more information.