'Mould food': Former Tasmanian lecturer says modern housing is creating unsafe conditions

Adam Holmes
Updated October 16 2019 - 10:27am, first published 4:00am
A row of Masonic Care houses in Newstead which are believed to contain mould infestations, resulting in a vacate notice for residents. Picture: Scott Gelston
A row of Masonic Care houses in Newstead which are believed to contain mould infestations, resulting in a vacate notice for residents. Picture: Scott Gelston

An architectural scientist who carried out condensation research in Tasmania says an inadequate Australian construction code is failing to stop mould infestations from occurring due to the design of modern houses.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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