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What we breathe is fundamental to our health. Air pollution kills an estimated seven million people worldwide every year. The World Health Organization has data showing that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of contaminants. In many cases these contaminants are biological in origin and include mould spores, bacteria, yeasts, pollens, parasites and virus.
The microbial world is diverse and not always pathogenic in terms of direct disease.
However, in the air-stream, these cells easily fragment over time and generate micron and sub-micron dusts that are inhaled and become deposited inside our homes.
My role is to show how science and health are connected and that despite climate change and urbanisation, there is hope for wellness.
I look forward to you joining with me
BSc, Grad Dip App Sci, PhD


Cameron Jones is a microbiologist/mycologist and former University academic. He has published over 80 peer reviewed papers and conference proceedings and over 2500+ technical reports on air quality and microbial pathogens in the built environment. His PhD was in fungi and he holds the following academic qualifications: 

• BSc – major in microbiology (LaTrobe University)

• Grad.Dip.App.Sci – Industrial Microbiology (Swinburne University of Technology)

• PhD – School of Chemical Sciences (Swinburne University of Technology)

• Certificate III in Investigative Services (Australian Institute of Public Safety)

• Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management (Australian Institute of Public Safety)

• Diploma of Security and Risk Management (Australian Institute of Public Safety)

• Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) (The NSW Real Estate Training College)

• Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (CBD College)

• Victorian Agent’s Representative Course (Australian College of Professionals)

• Quarantine Awareness and Quarantine Approved Premises for Accredited Persons (Classes 2 to 9) (Australian Government – Department of Agriculture,

Fisheries and Forestry/Biosecurity). Accreditation Number: A13859 and 2579

• Meth Lab Cleanup & Testing Course (Jena Dyco International)

• American Bio-Recovery Association Crime and Trauma Cleanup Course (Jena Dyco International)

• Fungal Spore Identification (Mold & Bacteria Consulting Laboratories, Canada).

Scope of Expertise 

Biological Health Services (BHS) primarily offers mycological/microbiological assessments, lab-testing, pre-, interim- and post-remediation verification testing, remediation recommendations, scope of works and document preparation for infection control and remediation of biological contamination including mould, bacteria, spore and virus loads in the airspace and on surfaces in domestic & commercial dwellings. Our services are rapid, cost-effective and evidence-based.

Specialist services for real estate agents and tenants include quickly and effectively identifying suspect or known indoor mould problems. Practical advice on the impact of mould and other bio-contaminants after flooding or similar and what remediation strategies should be applied to reduce risk to occupants. Other services include expert witness report preparation, review and consulting.  Inspections involve indoor air quality and mould spore/water damage testing, assessment, risk management and preparation of decontamination works/documents and/or project management.  Infra-red thermal inspections of building envelope, plant and equipment fatigue and detection of porosity and micro-cracks also performed as part of our non-destructive testing protocols for commercial and residential clients.

I provide analytical protocols for the assessment, testing and laboratory analysis of building biology issues such as mould following water damage and documentation for quantitative identification, risk assessment/management and evaluation of indoor, airborne, surface and hidden biological contaminants including particulate matter, bacteria, spores, fungi (moulds) and virus loads. I can also project manage bio-decontamination/remediation services (disinfection, cleaning and sterilization) implementation or development and implementation of ‘make safe’ and detailed scope of works for building interiors in the healthcare, education, food production, Government quarantine and residential and commercial property markets. I operate a fully equipped microbiology lab (P2 facility) in Laverton North and an aerobiology lab (P1 facility) in Toorak.

Brief List of Previous Clients

CSL, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, Museum Victoria, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Transfield Services, Serco Australia, Department of Primary Industries, Department of Education & Training, Department of Human Services, Heritage Council Victoria, Port Phillip Housing Association, Common Equity Housing Limited, Hocking Stuart, Jellis Craig, RT Edgar, Harcourt’s Real Estate, Luxe Property, SSK Property Solutions, Tim Dwyer Real Estate, Hodges Real Estate, Melbourne Real Estate, Chess Property, Cotton On & Co, Minimax, Rip Curl Australia, Tisher Liner FC Law, CLP Lawyers, Robertson Saxton Osborne, DLA Piper Solicitors, Velos & Velos Lawyers, Jack Bock Lawyers, David Naidoo & Associates, Wilmoth Field Warne Lawyers, MNG Lawyers, LMS Lawyers, Cantwell Family Lawyers, Rosendorff Lawyers, Moray & Agnew Lawyers, Rodlaw, KCL Law, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, Best Hooper Lawyers, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Capital Lawyers, Wotton + Kearney, Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre, Suncorp, Cunningham Lindsey, GIO Insurance, RACV Insurance, NRMA Insurance, QBE Insurance, IAG Insurance Australia Group, Allianz Insurance, AAMI Insurance, Youi Insurance, Equity Adjusters Australia, City of Casey, City of Knox, City of Kingston, City of Maribyrnong, City of Wyndham, City of Wodonga, Mornington Peninsula Shire, Latrobe City Council (Morwell), Buxton Construction, Cockram Construction, FKG Group, Brookfield Multiplex Australasia, Streaky Builders, Porter Davis Homes, Krongold Constructions, Metricon, ProBuild, the Pratt Family, the Lew Family, the Frank Costa Family, the Liberman Family, the Fox Family, the Jumabhoy Family (Singapore), the Heine Family Channel 7 (The Morning Show), Channel 9 (A Current Affair), ABC TV News, multiple individual home owners/tenants/office/warehouse occupants and SME.

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