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Nicole Bijlsma

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Nicole Bijlsma

Nicole Bijlsma is a woman of passion, and her passion lies in environmental medicine. Nicole was a former naturopath and acupuncturist with 15 years of clinical experience who changed her career pathway to become a building biologist after noticing a strong correlation with many of her patients illnesses and health hazards in their home. Nicole is the author of the best seller Healthy Home, Healthy Family, was a columnist for Body+Soul (Herald Sun) and is frequently consulted by the media to comment on health hazards in the built environment (The 7PM Project, Sunrise, The Today Show, The Circle, Channel 7 News, Today Tonight, Channel 74, ABC radio, Fox FM, numerous webinars and podcasts).

Nicole has thirty years experience lecturing at tertiary institutions in nutrition, Chinese Medicine and environmental medicine, and has published in peer-reviewed journals. Her extensive knowledge in environmental medicine has seen her speak at various conferences both in Australia and abroad (USA, Thailand and New Zealand). Nicole single handedly established the building biology industry in Australia, was the former President of the Australasian Society of Building Biologists and established the Australian College of Environmental Studies in 1999 to educate people about the health hazards in the built environment. The college is the only institution in Australia to provide nationally accredited training in Building Biology and Feng Shui. Nicole is currently completing her PhD investigating health hazards in the built environment under the supervision of Professor Marc Cohen at RMIT.

Aug 01, 2019

Nicole Bijlsma expertly navigates us through the knowledge gaps in research when it comes to 5G and why we all need to be aware of the potential biological effects to human health as well as the impacts it poses to our privacy and security.          

Oct 04, 2018

Do you know what geomedicine is, and its increasing role in the health of your patients? 

May 18, 2018

The major drivers for allergy and atopy are multifactorial and complex but indeed, almost all circumstances relate back to modernisation and the industrial revolution. 

Apr 19, 2017

In this podcast Nicole Bijlsma helps to seperate the fact from the fiction when it comes to illness derived from electromagnetic fields (EMF). 

Nov 02, 2016

In this podcast Nicole Bijlsma lays out some facts about the air we breathe and the water that we consume and the assoicated health risks. This is compelling information that all health professionals need to be aware of. 

Jul 27, 2016

Is your home or workplace making you sick? Nicole Bijlsma is an expert in the area of Building Biology. She recently joined Andrew to discuss the ever-growing issue of sick building syndrome. How do we recognise it? How do we test for it? How do we treat it?