Each book relies on support from a growing range of partners, including:


CSIRO Publishing

CSIRO Publishing has operated for over 20 years as an editorially independent science publisher within the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), producing journals, books and magazines in both digital and print formats across a wide range of scientific disciplines, including agriculture, plant and animal sciences, chemistry, health and the environment. Most recently, CSIRO Publishing have moved into publishing children's books with scientific themes.

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The Australian Society for Microbiology

Founded in 1959, the main objective of the Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM) is to advance the science of microbiology in Australia.

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The Royal Society of Victoria

Founded in 1854, The Royal Society of Victoria convenes a community network of science practitioners, adherents and enthusiasts to share our passion for science, with the aim of promoting education, literacy and investment in the science disciplines for the betterment of the Victorian community.


Wild Melbourne

Wild Melbourne's aim is to enhance the Victorian public's understanding of native Australian wildlife, science and environmental matters, as well as contribute to the community’s broader appreciation of Victorian ecosystems. Wild Melbourne is dedicated to teaching members of the Victorian community about the natural world so that they may understand and come to appreciate it.


Special thanks to our recent Australian Cultural Fund crowdfunding supporters: EcoGrow Environment Pty Ltd, Robin Bedding, Ray Ackhurst, Lynette Payne, Nicky Grigg, Patrick Belford, Tara Kuckreja, Heather Maughan, Jeremy Barr, Fran Murrell, Dennis Stanton, Anna Wilkinson, Aldyth Love, Veronica Radice, Elizabeth and Rob La Nauze, Merry Youle and Dale Hess.