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  1. Healthy honey bees support the melon industry
    Healthy bees play a vital role in Australia’s $172.9M melon industry, with cross-pollination a valuable contributor to crop produce. Watermelon, rockmelon and honeydew melon are commonly grown in Australia and are all dependent on insect pollination to produce large evenly … Updated: February 22, 2024
  2. Australian Native bees
    In recognition of the vulnerability of European honey bees to colony collapse events in other parts of the world, as well as increasing pressure brought about by climate change, chemical use, and habitat disturbance and reduction, Australian horticultural industries are … Updated: March 9, 2023
  3. 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: October 19, 2021
  4. 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: September 27, 2023
  5. National Bee Pest Surveillance Program activities
    The National Bee Pest Surveillance Program (NBPSP) is a risk-based program undertaking surveillance at ports that have been evaluated as the highest risk of entry and establishment of European or Asian honey bees and the exotic bee mites they carry.… Updated: February 12, 2024
  6. 2023 Industry Liaison Officer Training
    Plant Health Australia (PHA) has delivered Industry Liaison Officer (ILO) training workshops across Australia throughout the year. Workshops in Brisbane, Tasmania, Perth, and Adelaide attracted 79 participants from 14 industries across a number of different sectors including broadacre, forestry, horticulture … Updated: October 23, 2023
  7. Plant Health Australia gets buzz-y for World Bee Day
    On 20 May 2023 Plant Health Australia (PHA) celebrated World Bee Day to spread awareness of the significance of bees and other pollinators for food security. Australia’s honey bees are some of the healthiest in the world. The health of … Updated: June 20, 2023
  8. National Bee Pest Surveillance Program Surveillance activities
    The National Bee Pest Surveillance Program (NBPSP) is a risk-based program undertaking surveillance at ports that have been evaluated as the highest risk of entry and establishment of European or Asian honey bees and the exotic bee mites they carry.… Updated: July 11, 2023
  9. Pest focus on Varroa
    The detection of Varroa mite in NSW highlights the importance of Industry and Government partnerships, joining forces for the detection of high priority pests. Varroa mite detected during sentinel hive inspections as part of the National Bee Pest Surveillance Program … Updated: April 19, 2023
  10. Get bee-sy and check your hives in April
    With over 47,937 registered beekeepers who own approximately 855,330 hives, keeping Australia’s honey bee population healthy is no mean feat. ‘Bee Pest Blitz’ is a new annual month-long national campaign to increase awareness of the importance of bee biosecurity and … Updated: March 29, 2023