About Microbiology Australia

Microbiology Australia, the journal of the Australian Society for Microbiology is produced online and in print four times a year. The journal contains scientific papers, technical notes, book reviews, conference information, data on new products and services in microbiology, and material for tertiary students, in addition to providing detail on ASM activities. Microbiology Australia is published by CSIRO Publishing.

Through well-researched features and updates on current issues and relevant research, Microbiology Australia serves as a forum for:
• invigorating discussion on microbiology, microbiological methods and microbiologists
• raising awareness of the wide applications of microbiology, and
• explaining the benefits and perspectives of microbiology.

Microbiology Australia is widely read in the workplace, relevant government departments, universities, schools, libraries, industry, and medical centres around Australia.

Microbiology Australia is fully sponsored by the ASM and the online content is available to all without subscription barriers. All content is freely accessible and allows an extended reach to the broadest national and international community of interest. A print version is distributed to all members of the ASM.

The growing online archive of 500+ articles is a rich source of material for anyone seeking to understand the wide and diverse activities of microbiologists, and how the theoretical and practical advances in microbiology influences scientific, technical, health, and social developments.

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When preparing a paper for publication, please follow style and layout as closely as possible. It may help if you consult a recent copy of Microbiology Australia. Detailed guidelines are set out in the For Authors section.

Republication of content is subject to copyright provisions

Editor in Chief: Prof. Ian Macreadie
Associate Editors: Hayley Macreadie, Rebekah Clark

Editorial enquiries:
Email: ian.macreadie@gmail.com
Ph: 0402 564 308

For other contacts see Contact Us.

Editorial Board

Editorial content is informed by an Editorial Advisory Committee comprising a panel of experts:
• İpek Kurtböke (Chair), University of Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore
• Ross Barnard, The University of Queensland, Brisbane
• Mary Barton, University of South Australia, Adelaide
• Linda Blackall, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne
• Narelle Fegan, CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences, Melbourne
• Rebecca LeBard, University of New South Wales, Sydney
• Gary Lum, Department of Health, Canberra
• Dena Lyras, Monash University, Melbourne
• Sam Manna, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne
• Wieland Meyer, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney
• Chris Owens, Sydney Water, Sydney
• William Rawlinson, Virology Division, SEALS Microbiology, Sydney
• Paul Selleck, CSIRO AAHL, Geelong
• Erin Shanahan, University of Sydney, Sydney
• David Smith, PathWest QEII Medical Centre, Perth
• Helen Smith, Queensland Health, Brisbane

Bibliographic Details
ISSN: 1324-4272
eISSN: 2201-9189
4 issues per year

Indexed/Abstracted in:
• CAB Abstracts
• Emerging Sources Citation Index
• Scopus

Permissions & Disclaimer
The ASM, through CSIRO Publishing, reserve all rights to the content, artwork and photographs in Microbiology Australia. Permission to reproduce text, photos and artwork must be sought from CSIRO Publishing.

The Australian Copyright Act 1968 and subsequent amendments permit downloading and use of an article by an individual or educational institution for non-commercial personal use or study. Multiple reproduction of any Microbiology Australia article in a study block is governed by rights agreement managed by Copyright Agency Limited and fees may apply.

Authors published in Microbiology Australia have the moral right under Australian law to be acknowledged as the creator.

While reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the content on this site, the Australian Society for Microbiology, CSIRO, and CSIRO Publishing accept no responsibility for any loss or damage from the direct or indirect use of or reliance on the content. The opinions expressed in articles, letters, and advertisements in Microbiology Australia are not necessarily those of the Australian Society for Microbiology, the Editorial Board, CSIRO, and CSIRO Publishing.

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