News & Events

  • Is it truly great to self-pollinate?

    04/11/2020 – 11:41 am It’s a serious question raised in a slightly naughty way in ‘Pollination Week’, the Australian Pollinator Week theme song released today. “I couldn’t help smiling as I began to contemplate it” said Fiona Chambers, CEO of the Wheen Bee Foundation, “and that’s what makes this theme song so great; it does make you think about […] Read more
  • Victorian Bee Biosecurity Officer update November 2020

    03/11/2020 – 4:26 pm This update provides an overview Victorian BBO Ally Driessen’s main activities since mid-2020 Read more
  • Bee biosecurity webinar recordings now available

    19/10/2020 – 9:18 am Earlier this year, Queensland Bee Biosecurity Officer Rebecca Laws presented a series of webinars covering a wide range of bee biosecurity topics like how to check your hive for pests and diseases. The webinars were recorded and are now available to watch on the Biosecurity Queensland YouTube channel and below. Ants, waxmoth and hive beetle This […] Read more
  • Tasmanian Bee Biosecurity Officer update

    30/09/2020 – 8:55 am This update from the Tasmanian Bee Biosecurity Officer (BBO) Karla Williams gives an overview of her main activities from November 2019 to September 2020. In November 2019, Karla attended the field days of the North-West and Southern branches of the Tasmanian Beekeepers Association (TBA). These were key events for providing biosecurity messages and demonstrating varroa […] Read more
  • WA Bee Biosecurity Officer update

    26/08/2020 – 4:42 pm This update from the WA Bee Biosecurity Officer James Sheehan gives an overview of his main activities from August 2019 to June 2020.   National Bee Biosecurity Program In WA, like in many other states, the Bee Biosecurity Officer (BBO) role is split between multiple programs. Half my time is focused on delivering the National […] Read more