Mainstream Media Links

Government and Non-Government

AustralianUSA & ROW
  • Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading Tasmania. (2011, March). Residential tenancy: Household mould. Retrieved January 10, 2016 from link.
  • Government of Western Australia Department of Health. (2010). Mould and condensation in your home. [Adobe Acrobat File, 763kb]. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Sheftalovich, Z. (2015, February 13). Getting rid of mould. Choice. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from link.
  • The state of Queensland residential tenancies authority. (n.d.). Mould. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Tenants NSW. (2014, January). Factsheet 24: Mould. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Tenants’ Union of Tasmania. (2014, September 30). Fact Sheets: Mould. Retrieved January 10, 2016 from link.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2010, December 10). Mold. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). NIOSH Alert: Preventing Occupational Respiratory Disease from Exposures Caused by Dampness in Office Buildings, Schools, and Other Nonindustrial Buildings. Retrieved September 3, 2017 from link.
  • Mayo Clinic. (2014, October 29). Mold allergy. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2014, August 22). Molds and moisture. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • World Health Organisation. (2009). WHO guidelines for indoor air quality: dampness and mould. WHO Regional office for Europe, Denmark. [Adobe Acrobat File, 2.65MB]. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.

Building Codes

Australian
  • Australian Building Codes Board. (2014). Condensation in buildings, second edition. Retrieved November 14, 2017 from link.
  • Australian Building Codes Board. (2014). Minimising Condensation in Buildings. [Video, 4m17s]. Retrieved November 14, 2017 from link.
  • Dewbury et al. (2016). Scoping study of condensation in residential buildings. Australian Buliding Codes Board. Retrieved November 14, 2017 from link and link [appendices].
  • Law, T. (2017). Condensation in the built environment. Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heating – Humidity and Mould Prevention, Northern territory. [Audio File, 47m41s] audio link. [Adobe Acrobat File, 9.38MB] slides link.

Industry Bodies

AustralianUSAInternational inc. Aus
  • Australian College of Environmental Studies (ACES). Website.
  • Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heating (AIRAH). Website.
  • Specialised Cleaning and Restoration Industry Association (SCRIA). Website.
  • National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors (NORMI). Website.
  • Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). Website.
  • National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA). Website.

Legal

Australian
  • Maurice Blackburn Lawyers. (n.d.). Rental apartments and mould: a common story. Retrieved February 20, 2016 from link.

Mainstream Media

Australia & NZUSA & ROW
  • Atfeild, C. (2016, July 24). Chermside unit owners left with leaking walls after tribunal decision. Brisbanetimes.com.au. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from link.
  • Bateson, S. (2014, December 10). Council worker falls sick from toxic office mould. Bay of Plenty Times. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from link.
  • Baker, J. (2017, August 20). Lucy Wicks MP reveals mystery illness of high mould sensitivity. The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved September 7, 2017 from link.
  • Baxter, C. (2015, February). My house was poisoning me and I had no idea. Mamamia. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Betts, A. (2014, December 7). Top Enders losing the fight against mould. [Video file, 5m17s]. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Bijlsma, N.  (n.d.). Mould: is it making you sick? Body and soul. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Byrne, C. (2014, January 29). Culture shock for driver, as mould takes over. NT News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Cox, N. (201, July 7). WA workers exposed to toxic mould. News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Douwes, J. (2015, November 2). Health check: how does household mould affect your health? The Conversation. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Edmistone, L. (2017, February 4). Toxic mould – Why your home could be making you sick. The Courier Mail QWeekend. Retrieved February 7, 2017 from link.
  • Fighting Mould – Interview with Nicole Bijlsma. (2017, April 8). Today. Retrieved June 23, 2017 from link.
  • Francis, S. (2017, January 19). Mouldy boob job nearly killed me. Yahoo7 Be. Retrieved January 31, 2017 from link.
  • Freeman, S. (2015, April 2). Seen a ghost? Then you may have inhaled toxic mould: Poor air quality in old buildings may lead to haunting hallucinations. Daily Mail Australia. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Goddard, H. (2016, January 21). Waikiki family stuck in mould-ridden ‘hell’. The West Australian. Retrieved March 1, 2016 from link.
  • Hunt, J. (2017, June 18). The cause of the billion dollar price tag for NZ’s next big health epidemic: leaky buildings and hidden mould. Stuff. Retrieved September 7, 2017 from link.
  • Johnson, K. (2015, June 8). Classrooms making our children sick. The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved January 5, 2016 from link.
  • Katelaris, C. (2013, December 6). Queenslanders at risk from mould as flood clean-up continues. The Conversation. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Kelley, M. (2017, March 23). Maitland Public School staff and students at risk from mould. Newcastle Herald. Retrieved June 23, 2017  from link.
  • Kellett, C. (2009, July 7). Worker sues boss over ‘toxic mould’ in office. Brisbane Times. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Kirkeby, L. (2016, July 6). Family trapped in mould horror house. Stuff. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from link.
  • Lee, J. (2017, August 21). Luck Wilks battling mould-related illness. NBN News.com.au. Retrieved September 7, 2017 from link.
  • McCarthy, J. (2017, April 26). Hunter New England Health is in court with the case of the mouldy medical files. Newcastle Herald. Retrieved June 23, 2017 from link.
  • McLennan, R. (2017, January 30). Mould discovery closes historic hall. Bay 93.9. Retrieved January 31, 2017 from link.
  • Mould Mortgage. (2017, March 21). A Current Affair. Retrieved June 23, 2017 from 9Now and YouTube
  • Nightingale, T. (2014, December 12). Study finds household mould link to severe asthma in adults. ABC News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Noonan, A. (2012, August 5). Mould is on the march. News. Retrieved December 14, 2015. Link no longer live.
  • No Moisture No Mould – Interview with Vince Neil. (2017, April 8). Sunrise. Retrieved June 23, 2017 from link.
  • ‘Our mouldy house was killing us’. (2012, December 18). News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Papatsoumas, N. & Ellingham, J. (2015, August 21). Mother: Mould state house ‘killing my children’. NZ Herald. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Pattison-Sowden, M. (2014, April 16). Man fights losing battle as mould takes over house. Gladstone Observer. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Parry, L. (2015, January 22). How the air in your house could be making you ill. Daily Mail Australia. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Power, J. (2017, March 31). Sydney’s rain and humidity triggers outbreak of dangerous mould. The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved April 17, 2017 from link.
  • Rest easy on a new pillow. (2013, April 23). Northern Star. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Richardson, D. (2016, February 17). Mould House. Today Tonight (Adelaide). Retrieved March 18, 2016 from link.
  • Robards, T. (2016, May 19). Is mould in your home killing you softly? News.com.au. Retrieved January 31, 2017 from link.
  • Ryan, J. (2017, May 11). Osborne House closed indefinitely due to high levels of mould. Geelong Advertiser. Retrieved September 7, 2017 from link.
  • Seymour, B. (2015, December 11). Millions hit by toxic home syndrome. 7 News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Sibthorpe, C. (2015, December 6). Severe asthmatic among family of seven living in ACT housing mould-infested house, another sleeping in dining room. ACT News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Taylor, M. (2016, February 17). Hidden housemates: meet the moulds growing in your home. The Conversation. Retrieved February 17, 2016 from link.
  • Thorne, T. (2017, February 1). The problem with mould. Nature and health. Retrieved February 5, 2017 from link.
  • Tolj, B. (2017, January 23). Morbidly obese girl, 13, who died of an asthma attack in her mould and mice-infested home. Daily Mail Australia. Retrieved January 31, 2017 from link.
  • Walters, L. (2015, June 4). Damp state house played part in toddler’s death. Stuff. Retrieved January 5, 2016 from link.
  • Wellings, H. & Felton, D. (2017, May 1). Sydney in the grip of Mould Epidemic. 7 News. Retrieved June 23, 2017 from Yahoo 7 News / YouTube and Part 2 – YouTube.
  • Williams, S. (2015, December 12). Resident of Erksineville’s star printery ordered to leave by her doctor. Domain. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Worrall, A. (2017, September 1). Household mould becoming a bigger problem in legal disputes, presenting serious health problems. Domain. Retrieved September 3, 2017 from link.
  • Wynne, E. (2014, July 17). How to fight winter mould, and understand what causes it to grow. ABC News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Yasa, D. (2016, July 24). Our mouldy home gave me pneumonia and put me in hospital. The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved July 25, 2016 from link.
  • Zhang, S. (2014, December 15). An unintended consequence of energy-efficient buildings: toxic mould. Gizmodo. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Zolfagharifard, E. (2014, December 19). Are energy efficient homes making us ill? Toxic mould caused by poor air circulation could trigger ‘sick building syndrome’. Daily Mail Australia. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.

Note the updating of USA & ROW was stopped in early 2016 due to the sheer volume of media reports.

  • Barbanel, J. (2012, April 1). Mold claims for damages get new life. The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Bauers, S. (2013, November 4). The mold within. Philly.com. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Brody, J. (2014, September 1). Don’t catch what ails your house. New York Times – Blogs. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Brookshire, B. (2014, November 17). Mold may mean bad news for the brain. ScienceNews. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Chapman, S. (2014, July 17). Ball state off-campus housing project remediating mold. WTHR. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Cohen, B. (2009, March 19). Repelling the Dark Invader: Mold. The New York Times. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Damp, moldy homes may cause depression. (2008, March 24). ABC News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Del Valle, L. (2017, January 28). Mold at two Pittsburgh hospitals linked to 5 deaths. CNN. Retrieved January 31, 2017 from link.
  • Dr. Oz. (2015, April 6). How to Protect Your Family from Mold Poisoning. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from Paradigm change.
  • Dzenitis, J. (2015, January 8). Firefighters test positive for toxic mold exposure. WPBF. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Edwards, A. (2013, July 8). Woman with mold infection fights for Sandy survivors. Pix11. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Finn, R. (2013, May 5). Mold, come out with your hands up. The New York Times. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • German, J. (2009, April 22). Lawsuit: Health district mold that killed inspector also sickened others. Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Guzman, K. (2013, November 6). Student sues UC Santa Cruz for toxic mold in housing. San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Hager, E. (2012, November 21). Mold may pose risk to hurricane victims. The New York Times. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Hephzibah home mold infestation 60 times over acceptable levels. (2014, August 8). WRDW. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Is hidden mold at home making you sick? (2013, March 23). ABC News. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Jones, S. (2016, January 29). Toxic mould court battle. The Royal Gazette. Retrieved February 3, 2016 from link.
  • Keller, K. (2015, December 6). Mold in Mercer county home linked to child’s illness. WFMJ. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Lassby, G. (2014, January 20). Mequon couple spend more than $250,000 to salvage Sheboygan County house they bought for $1 million. Journal Sentinel. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Melinda Ballard Story. (2000). ABC. Retrieved from YouTube archive.
  • O’Brien, K. (2013, November 11). Rutgers researchers: Mold can cause symptoms that mimic Parkinson’s. NJ.com. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Newsplex.com (2013, September 3). Family told to stay out of home after possible mold poisoning. [Video File]. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Nugent, S. (2015, November 9). The dangers of toxic mold–and what you can do about it. Washington Times. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Pragnell, C. (2016, January 8). David and Marge Quarrinton warned by surveyor to leave their mould-covered council house in Preston. KentOnline. Retrieved January 13, 2015 from link.
  • Rehmeyer, J. (2014, October 6). What is chronic fatigue syndrome, and why aren’t we doing more to treat the illness. Washington Post. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • School Sickness. (2006, July 16). San Diego Insider. [Video File, 8m26s]. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link
  • Simmons, L. (2012, May 7). Military mold: woman says her moldy furniture per her in the hospital. WTKR. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Stephens, C. (2013, June 9). Curious case of toxic mold pits chamber of commerce employees against city of Madison. Al.com. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Stevens, C. & Cross, R. (2016, July 25). Mold Mystery. 7 News Miami. Retrieved August 1, 2016 from link.
  • Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease linked to fungus. (2013, November 11). ScienceBlog.com. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Tarter, S. (2014). Peoria family building non-toxic, mold-free house. JournalStar. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.
  • Toxic Intruder Has Families Fleeing Homes (n.d.).  ABC news. Retrieved from link.
  • Villanueva, K. (2016, February 23). California law gives tenants new recourse for moldy apartments. KPBS. Retrieved March 2, 2016 from link.
  • Wzzm13. (2014, June 22). Workers walk out, warn of black mold at Muskegon hotel. [Video File, 2m26s]. Retrieved December 14, 2015 from link.