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Industry Contacts

Here are some great links to important information within our industry and I encourage you to signup for updates, etc.  Further down the page are State contacts for Honey Bee pests & disease, registration, etc.  

  1. AHBIC -  Townville Varroa Mite  Response Updates
    Keep up to date with the latest honey bee news from the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC)
    http://honeybee.org.au/

    2. AHBIC industry Newsletter link
    http://honeybee.org.au/

    3.Bee Aware Website
    This website has information on all things bees. It includes pests and disease, crop pollination, chemicals and much more.
    Take time to view this website as there is a lot of useful content.
    http://beeaware.org.au/

    4. Bee Aware Newsletter link
    A free monthly newsletter that is very informative.
    http://beeaware.org.au/subscribe-to-newsletter/

    5. Victoria Department website
    This website has information on legal requirements for bee keepers and registration information.
    there is also information on pests and diseases.
    http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/livestock/honey-bees

    6. Sugar Shake information for Victorian Beekeepers
    http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/pests-diseases-and-weeds/pest-insects-and-mites/varroa-an-exotic-parasite-mite-of-honey-bees/sugar-shake-test-detection-of-varroa-mite

    7. Bee Friendly Planting Guide
    A planting guide that may assist neighbours and councils with planting bee friendly plants.
    You can download a copy for free.
    https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/items/12-014 

Below you will find a list of Industry contacts which hold a wealth of information relating to honey bees, their health and state legislation requirements and heaps more.  I encourage you to have a read of the sites and subscribe where poss to stay abreast of updates and industry news.

Dept of Primary Industries Vic Dept of Primary Industries & Fisheries QLD
Dept of Primary Industries NSW Biosecurity SA Government
Dept of Agriculture & Food WA Dept of Primary Industries, Parks Water & Environment TAS
Dept of Primary Industries & Fisheries NT Australian Honey Bee Industry Council