BPASS is a new portal created by the NSW Government that brings together Beekeeping Sites on Public Lands in areas managed by NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services, Forestry Corporation NSW and Local Land Services to allow beekeepers to apply for and manage their public apiary site permits and licences all in one place.
It provides a one stop shop for apiarists and improves visibility of available sites and is a key part of NSW Government's Policy for apiaries on public lands.
BPASS is being rolled out during the second half of 2020. Please check the timeline below for further details.
To view available potential beekeeping sites on public land view the public BPASS map.
To apply for sites you will need to log into the BPASS site (see below).
BPASS is now available for:
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To receive updates about the rollout of BPASS send an email to email@example.com
To simplify access for you, BPASS will use the same email address and password as the BYTE (BFS) Portal where you manage your Beekeeper Registration information. DPI Biosecurity & Food Safety have sent details to all registered beekeepers about how to signup for the BYTE Portal.
Once you have signed up successfully, follow these simple steps:
To ensure the fastest resolution of your issue use the following guide to determine who to contact first.
First, check the BPASS current status for updates on the rollout of BPASS including dates when Permits and Licenses from the landholders will be available.
Next, make sure you have followed all the steps above to enable BPASS access through BYTE. Finally, use the details below:
I can’t log in to the BFS Portal (BYTE) or I can’t log into BPASS.
e.g. Your password is not working, your username is not being recognised, you can’t reset your password or you can’t see the BPASS link within the BFS Portal.
DPI Licensing and Accreditation Unit
I can log in to BPASS but it doesn’t seem to be working correctly.
|e.g. You can access BPASS on your PC or mobile but you can’t see all your permits or sites.||
DPI Apiary Sites Service Desk |
(02) 6391 3464
(9:30am - 4:30pm NSW business days)
Locked Bag 21 Orange NSW 2800
|I can log in to BPASS but I don’t know how to use it.||e.g. You are unsure what to do next.||Visit the BPASS Help Page to view help articles and videos.|