Training and events

Upcoming

Date

Course/ Event

Location

Type

1 November 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Bee ready for registration changes - Information session

Rod Bourke, Bee Biosecurity Officer, NSW Department of Primary Industries will be hosting an information session on upcoming beekeeper registration changes at the NSWAA North Coast Meeting.

Grafton NSW 2460Information Session
24 November 2019

10:00am

Bee ready for registration changes - Information session

Mark Page, Bee Biosecurity Officer, NSW Department of Primary Industries will be hosting an information session on upcoming beekeeper registration changes at the Hunter Valley Amateur Beekeepers Association Meeting.

Hunter Valley Botanic Gardens, Heatherbrae NSW 2324Information Session
30 November 2019

12:00pm to 4:00pm

(Rod's talk at 2:30pm)

Bee ready for registration changes - Information session

NSWAA - Southern Tablelands Branch welcomes you to attend their meeting.
12 noon - Christmas BBQ Lunch- kindly sponsored by Ecrotek Beekeeping Supplies
( RSVP by 21st November if planning to arrive for lunch - Email Branch Secretary Judith Saxvik - southerntablelands@gmail.com )
or
Arrival at 1.45pm for 2pm meeting for the NSWAA Southern Tablelands Branch.
Guest Speakers:
  • Will Armstrong- (Ecrotek Beekeeping Supplies) - Discussing hive monitoring, feeding, Elders and online.
  • Rod Bourke (NSW DPI) - Discussing bee registration changes that come into effect 1st July, 2020.
151 Shingle Hill Way, Gundaroo NSW 2620Information Session
4 February 2020

7:30pm

Bee ready for registration changes - Information session

Rod Bourke, Bee Biosecurity Officer, NSW Department of Primary Industries will be hosting an information session on upcoming beekeeper registration changes at the NSWAA Sydney Branch Club Meeting.

NSWAA Sydney Branch Club Meeting

Church Hall, Turner Street, Ryde NSW 2112
Information Session
23 May 2020

12:00pm info session

Bee ready for registration changes - Information session

Rod Bourke, Bee Biosecurity Officer, NSW Department of Primary Industries will be hosting an information session on upcoming beekeeper registration changes at the Tamworth Branch NSW Apiarists' Association Beekeeping Field Day.

Tamworth Jockey Club, Britten Rd, Tamworth NSW 2340 Information session

Ongoing

EMtrain

The emergency management learning and development program (known as EMtrain) provides training and exercises for all NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) employees and partners.

Online modules

Emergency management training

Ongoing

Biosecurity Awareness for Abattoir, knackery and saleyard workers

NSW Department of Primary Industries and partners have created resources to build the skills and knowledge of workers who may be amongst the first to detect emergency animal disease.

Online resources

Animal biosecurity training

Ongoing

Understanding the Biosecurity Act - Authorised Officer training

A comprehensive training program has been developed to provide authorised officers with the necessary skills and knowledge they need to perform their functions under the Biosecurity Act 2015. It is compulsory for all authorised officers under the Act to successfully complete the online course.

Online modules

Legislation

Ongoing

VETLEARN Veterinarians, hobby farmers and backyard livestock

A two-hour online course that provides veterinarians with the confidence and resources to build their business and improve engagement with hobby farmers, smallholders and clients with backyard livestock.

Online course

Course for vets (CPD and VETED points apply)