Honey bees play an essential role in agriculture, not only producing honey and beeswax but also pollinating a vast number of food crops.
Beekeeping Sites on Public Land are allocated according to the NSW Apiary Sites on Public Land Policy. The DPI is conducting a pilot where a map of potential apiary sites will be published online and interested parties can apply for those sites.
Read more about the Long Term Vacant Apiary Sites Online Pilot.
From 1 July 2020, all NSW beekeepers will need to adhere to the Australian Honey Bee Industry Code of Practice as a condition of registration.
This means from 1 July 2020, as a beekeeper there are new minimum standards you need to meet related to:
Click here, for more information on how we are supporting industry to make the change.