Media Release

Natural environments favour “good” bacteria, University of Adelaide, 22 May 2019. (Craig Liddicoat)

Bioplatforms Australia press release – Revealing the hidden diversity of Australian microbes in the environment (Australian Microbiome Initiative), 02 Apr 2019.

Surfing bacteria reveal new insights into the ocean’s health. University of Newcastle newsroom, 07 August 2018

Bioplatforms Australia press release – Marine microbial data initiative supports a sea-change (Marine Microbe Framework Data Initiative), Apr 2017

Bioplatforms Australia press release – Australia leading a dirty endeavour with global significance (Biome of Australian Soil Environments (BASE) Framework Data Initiative), Oct 2016

News articles

Understanding the Impacts of Subsurface Drip Irrigation on Soil Microbial Communities in the Context of Processing Tomato Production. Michelle Quach, Masters of Agricultural Science Student, University of Melbourne, R. P. S. B. A. P. M. and P. J. H. A Preliminary Report. Australian Processing Tomato Grower, Sept. 2017

Flying a drone through a whale’s snot cloud – all in the name of science, ABC News, 23 May 2019

Massive study of ocean microbes to help predict climate change impact, ABC Newcastle by Ben Millington, 8 Aug 2018

Reef health study, Townsville Bulletin by Victoria Nugent, 17 May 2017


Tiny Microbes, Big Impact – One Ten East Log, WAMSI News, 18 May 2019. (Martin Ostrowski)

Visual media

Old Friends, ABC Gardening Australia, series 30 episode 15, 10 May 2019. (Jacob Mills)

Amazing Microbes – The Importance of Microbiology, by Malou Zuidema,  

Soil Secrets” – ABC’s Landline program (Nov 2012)