Showing results 21 - 30 of 52 for the search term: bees.

  1. Victorian Industry Liaison training delivered
    PHA and Agriculture Victoria delivered training on 4 October, as part of the Industry Liaison (IL) training program. Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19 restrictions, the workshop was delivered virtually over two sessions. The workshop was attended by government and … Updated: November 11, 2021
  2. David Schlipalius
    David Schlipalius is the new Bee Biosecurity Officer (BBO) for Queensland while Rebecca Laws is on leave. David has been a research entomologist for more than 20 years and has a Bachelor of Science majoring in Entomology and a PhD … Updated: November 9, 2021
  3. Environment
    Environmental risk mitigation Some invasive exotic pests have the potential to threaten native species, bringing permanent damage to our unique natural ecosystems. Others can reduce the social value of public amenities such as parks and gardens. Unlike agricultural industries, environmental … Updated: June 28, 2022
  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. 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
  7. Acute bee paralysis virus (ABPV)
    High priority pest of: Honey bees… Updated: January 23, 2018
  8. 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: August 4, 2021
  9. National Bee Biosecurity Program
    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: May 26, 2022
  10. Jenny Shanks
    Manager, Bee Biosecurity & Surveillance Dr Jenny Shanks joined PHA in 2016 as a Project Officer working with honey bee and pollination-reliant industries. In 2018 Jenny become the Coordinator of the National Bee Pest Surveillance Program, and in late 2020 … Updated: January 15, 2021