Biosecurity compliance requirements for the NSW Apiary Industry


NSW Department of Primary Industries acts in partnership with industry and other public sector organisations to foster profitable and sustainable development of primary industries in New South Wales. The department delivers a wide range of services to primary industries and rural communities. Services to the beekeeping industry include research, development, education, training, biosecurity, compliance and diagnostic.

The Biosecurity Compliance Services to beekeepers are provided through the Biosecurity Compliance Branch, overseen by the Director, Biosecurity and Food safety.

Topics in this Primefact include:

  • Biosecurity Compliance Officers
  • Notification of a pest or disease
  • Interstate movement of bees or bee products
  • Nuisance bee complaints
  • Application to register as a beekeeper


Primefact 1142 Second Edition

Published: 23 Oct 2017