News & Events

  • 2019 Honey Bee Health Survey results

    15/01/2021 – 11:05 am The Honey Bee Health Survey 2019 was designed to provide a snapshot of bee health in the Australian honey bee industry, focusing on issues such as pests and diseases and pollination. Following on from the 2018 Honey Bee Health Survey, the survey examined the level of biosecurity awareness amongst Australian beekeepers, including knowledge of pest […] Read more
  • NSW Bee Biosecurity Officer update December 2020

    15/12/2020 – 12:14 pm In this update, NSW Bee Biosecurity Officer (BBO) Rod Bourke provides an overview of his main activities since March 2020. It’s fair to say that I have found the last seven months to be about the weirdest time in my life, and there has been a lot of uncertainty that has made it tough for […] Read more
  • 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