The Biosecurity Act 2015 allows for action to be taken if bees are hived (i.e. kept in a bee box), and under some form of management by a person are found to be:
NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) does not have a legal responsibility to manage any threat or nuisance caused by feral colonies, such as bees in a tree or bee swarms.
DPI will investigate and may take action where a demonstrated risk to public health or public safety is determined.
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