In Australia particulate pollution - including coal dust - kills more people than traffic accidents. Coal dust from uncovered coal wagons and coal stockpiles are becoming increasingly problematic in Queensland. The Queensland Government plans to double the 3,500 uncovered coal wagons that are already passing through your neighbourhood every year.
If you'd like to know more about how to protect yourself, your family and your community come along to a Clean Air Queensland information forum and hear from experts in the field.
WHERE: Uniting Church Hall, 43 Thynne Road, Morningside (Next door to the Morningside School of Arts)
WHEN: Saturday, May 24: 3.00pm to 4.30pm
WHO: Doctors for the Environment spokesperson; Drew Hutton, National President Lock the Gate Alliance
WHAT: Information forum on the health effects of coal dust