30 Jul
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Tell the Australian Government to protect our bees from pesticide giants

The following information has been taken from the following SumOfUs Petition. Please click the link below to sign the Petition: https://actions.sumofus.org/a/tell-the-australian-government-to-protect-the-bees-from-pesticide-giants?sp_ref=431519702.99.188050.f.610887.2&referring_akid=44989.7825078.pG2CD0&source=fb     ##### Update July 9 2018 — Confirmation of first ever varroa destructor mite detection on Australian soil The varroa destructor mite is the most dangerous threat to bees on the planet. It has spread […]

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13 Jul
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MELBOURNE PORT INTERCEPTION – NO. 2

The following report has come from the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council. [Original Link]   I would report that identification of the mites have come back as Varroa destructor Korean haplotype. This was as expected seeing as how the bees were from the USA. Examination for deformed wing virus, slow bee paralysis virus and acute bee […]

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06 Jul
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Media release from Agriculture Victoria – Varroa mite detection

The following has been copied from an Agriculture Victoria Media Release [Original Link]   Good evening members, We received news earlier today that a detection of varroa mite had occurred in the Port of Melbourne on Wednesday the 27th of June 2018. The detection was made when a ship arrived at the port and was immediately […]

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17 May
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Darwin Incursion of Asian Bees – Industry Notice 1

The following has been taken from the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council Inc’s Industry Notice: DOWNLOAD PDF LINK: Darwin Incursion of Asian Bees – Industry Notice 1 INDUSTRY NOTICE NO. 1 AHBIC has been advised by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources that a swarm of Asian bees (Apis cerana) has been found in […]

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07 Apr
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Bee deaths investigated

The following has been taken from the Busselton Dunsborough Times news article: LINK: Bee deaths investigated – Taelor Pelusey Bee deaths investigated Taelor Pelusey | Busselton Dunsborough Times Thursday, 5 April 2018 12:31AM Bee colonies in Busselton and Vasse have been dying and while experts have not yet confirmed the cause and extent, apiarists are […]

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21 Feb
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3rd Australian Bee Congress Registration

The 3rd Australian Bee Congress is coming up on the 27th – 30th June 2018. Held at RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast, QLD. Click below to view/download the Registration form for the 3rd Australian Bee Congress.   3rd Australian Bee Congress Registration Form Download/View PDF   View more details on their website: http://australianbeecongress.com.au/

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08 Feb
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TV Programs coming up soon

The Check Out on ABC TV on Tuesday night (6th of February) at 8pm and Sunday at 6pm on manuka honey. You can now watch this episode on the ABC website. Click the link below to watch: http://iview.abc.net.au/programs/checkout/LE1718H002S00Skip to 10:15 to start watching the segment on Manuka Honey. Landline on Sunday 11 February at 12.30pm on jarrah and marri honey. You can […]

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