Incorporated as a non-profit organisation in the late 1960’s, Clean Air Society of Australia & New Zealand strives to bring together people who have interest in keeping the air clean and thus protecting the environment. The main focus of Clean Air Society of Australia & New Zealand is on air quality issues and the mechanics of air pollution and it functions with many other objectives. The elected executive, representatives nominated by branches and other society office-holders constitute the governing body of Clean Air Society of Australia & New Zealand.
The objective of protecting and promoting the environment are achieved by way of providing an organisation that share and distributes the knowledge of its members. Clean Air Society of Australia & New Zealand also has liaison with other organisations with similar objectives in various other countries.
Papers, journals and books on topics relating to promotion and protection of environment are also printed and published by Clean Air Society of Australia & New Zealand. Exhibitions, lectures, conferences, public meetings are also used as a forum to share and expand knowledge on various issues that creates and causes air quality.