Media kit

Fact sheet

The Dung Beetle Ecosystem Engineers (DBEE) project is expanding the range of dung beetles in Australia and analysing their performance for livestock producers. The project is expected to have significant benefits to both livestock producers and the environment.

DBEE project fact sheet – Please contact our team for a copy

Media enquiries

For all media enquiries please contact:

Georgie Robertson
tel: +61 417 217 869

Media releases

  1. Media Release – ‘DBEE Breeding Success’ – 4 Sep 2019 | PDF format | Web format – Featured image | Geoff Burgess | Technical Officer – Lab Shoot_A7R03207_DIGITAL.jpg


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Image library

We’ve selected some images to help tell the story of the project so far. Project partners and media may use these images for the purpose of promoting the DBEE project.

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All images were captured by DBEE
Photo credit: Matt Beaver


Image gallery

Brand Assets

Usage of the project brand assets is limited to project partners or other entities who have received permission from the DBEE project team. Please contact for more information.

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Dung Beetle Ecosystem Engineers



We’ve fielded a lot of questions about the project from a variety of sources, and collated the frequently asked ones on our FAQ page.


Download the MyDungBeetle Reporter app to report an observation of a dung beetle in Australia.

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The DBEE project is funded by Australian Government Department of Agriculture as part of its Rural R&D for Profit Program, “Dung beetle ecosystem engineers (DBEE) – enduring benefits for sheep and beef producers via science and community action in a new partnership model”, and is a five year project led by the Meat and Livestock Association (MLA) in conjunction with multiple funding and research partners.



The project involves collaboration between MLA, Universities (Charles Sturt, Western Australia, New England), Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, CSIRO, Landcare Research NZ, Dung Beetle Solutions International, Warren Catchments Council, and the Mingenew-Irwin Group.

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