Aug. 30, 2016
A new national pollen monitoring and warning system is set to blow away the risk of hay fever for the hundreds of thousands of Australians with asthma.
Spring is just a couple of weeks away and brings with it increased levels of pollen - marking the start of hay fever season.
For the 1.8 million Australians with asthma, hay fever can trigger a potentially life-threatening asthma attack.
In a bid to save lives, new standardised pollen monitoring and reporting will begin on September 1.