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  1. Honey bees
    Currently Australia is free of many serious honey bee pests that damage the health of European honey bees overseas. A number of programs have been developed to help protect Australia’s honey bees from exotic pests, and to preserve the pollination … Updated: March 18, 2019
  2. Biosecurity award finalist breeds bees keen on housekeeping
    Beekeeper Lindsay Bourke, who owns and runs Australian Honey Products, has bred bees that clean out their brood nest at the whiff of a pest or disease. Lindsay is a finalist for the Plant Biosecurity Farmer of the Year Award, … Updated: September 2, 2015
  3. Honey bees
    The Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) is the peak honey bee industry body that represents the interests of its member state beekeeping organisations and beekeepers from around Australia. Responsibilities of the representative body include: biosecurity planning and implementation at … Updated: August 19, 2019
  4. Exercise Bee Prepared
    The Australian and state governments and the beekeeping industry participated in Exercise Bee Prepared this year to improve their readiness to respond to a detection of varroa mite (Varroa destructor). For the exercise, Plant Health Australia facilitated a … Updated: January 15, 2019
  5. Exercise Bee Prepared
    Australian governments and the beekeeping industry are improving their readiness to respond to a detection of varroa mite (Varroa destructor) by taking part in Exercise Bee Prepared. In this exercise program, PHA facilitates the delivery of workshops across … Updated: August 23, 2018
  6. Media releases 2018
    Beekeepers urged to adopt Biosecurity Code of Practice 1 August Beekeepers nationally, commercial and hobby, are being urged to adopt the Australian Honey Bee Industry Biosecurity Code of Practice to keep their bees healthy and to safeguard honey bee and … Updated: August 8, 2018
  7. Beekeepers urged to adopt Biosecurity Code of Practice
    Beekeepers nationally, commercial and hobby, are being urged to adopt the Australian Honey Bee Industry Biosecurity Code of Practice to keep their bees healthy and to safeguard honey bee and pollination dependent industries. Honey production is worth more than $100 … Updated: August 1, 2018
  8. Acute bee paralysis virus (ABPV)
    High priority pest of: Honey bees… Updated: January 23, 2018
  9. National Bee Pest Surveillance Program activities
    The National Bee Pest Surveillance Program is administered by Plant Health Australia and uses sentinel hives, swarm and nest capture, catchboxes, and floral sweep netting in and around ports along Australia’s coast as early warning systems for incursions of exotic … Updated: March 15, 2018
  10. Surveillance programs
    Surveillance for endemic and exotic pests Post-border surveillance activities for exotic plant pests are carried out by governments, industries and the wider community to provide information for: Early detection: surveillance designed to detect new pest incursions before they become … Updated: February 19, 2018