News & Events

  • Inquiry into beekeeping and pollination service industries

    March 20, 2014 – 12:13 am On 12 December 2013, the Senate referred an inquiry into the future of the beekeeping and pollination service industries to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee. Read more
  • Honey levy to BEEf up surveillance

    March 20, 2014 – 12:09 am Beekeepers are being urged to vote on a proposed increase to the honey levy to fund the National Bee Pest Surveillance Program, an early warning system designed to help keep Australia free of pest bees and bee pests. Read more
  • Report on neonicotinoids from APVMA

    March 20, 2014 – 12:07 am The Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has completed a broad overview of issues relating to honey bee health in Australia, with a particular focus on the use of neonicotinoid insecticides. Read more