Press Coverage

Don't blame the fluff for your sneezing. It's innocent

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The Canberra Times
Oct. 17, 2019

Some Canberrans have been heard moaning about the little white balls that float like snow. They see the fluff and their eyes start watering.

Fluff Season

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WIN News Canberra
Oct. 15, 2019

Floriade may be over, but #Canberra's spring time celebrations are still blooming - with pollen falling like snow in parts of the Capital

Climate change could affect grass pollen seasons, and your hayfever

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ABC New Online
Oct. 1, 2019

The sneezin' season in the northern hemisphere might be prolonged due to climate change, and scientists want to know what that could mean for asthma and hayfever sufferers in Australia.

As the sneezing starts, a call for better trees in Canberra

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Canberra Times
Sept. 4, 2019

"There should be more attention to the planting of trees that don't cause hay fever." Professor Simon Haberle

Let the sneezing and wheezing begin as spring pollens arrive in Canberra

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The Riot ACT
Sept. 2, 2019

It will come as no surprise to Canberrans sneezing, wheezing and itching their way through these first days of Spring, but hayfever rates in the national capital have once again been confirmed as head and shoulders above the rest of the country, just as the yearly pollen counts begin to rise.

It may not have felt like it this morning, but spring is just around the corner

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WIN News (Canberra TV News)
Aug. 29, 2019

We're being told to expect warmer and drier than average conditions in #Canberra, prompting a reminder from allergy experts, for sufferers to be aware of the conditions and make sure they're taking the necessary precautions.

Which is the most hayfever-prone city – and is 'botanical sexism' to blame?

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The Guardian
July 1, 2019

Allergy sufferers from Tokyo to London are struggling as pollen levels surge in cities, possibly due to a preference for male trees

High Pollen Counts during Spring in Canberra

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WIN News - Canberra ACT
Oct. 17, 2018

High Pollen Counts during Spring in Canberra

Extreme pollen counts recorded for start of spring

Simon Haberle ANU
Canberra Times
Oct. 7, 2018

There's been an extreme start to the allergy season in Canberra with several days of high-pollen levels recorded, and experts are warning there could be more to come.

Pollen tracker upgrade gives more power to the people ahead of hay fever season

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ABC Radio Canberra
Sept. 9, 2018

It was the fifth-warmest winter on record and the eighth-driest in New South Wales. But for anyone who suffers from springtime sniffles, a dry winter means a lower than average pollen count come spring.