Tasmania Beekeepers


Information for Beekeepers in Tasmania

Here at Nuplas, we believe in better beekeeping, and there’s no better way to improve in all aspects of beekeeping than with the help of your community. With that in mind, we’ve gathered the most valuable resources for apiarists in Tasmania and put them all in one place.

Below you’ll find everything you’ll need, from links on registering to be a beekeeper in Tasmania, to specialised beekeeper traineeships, to biosecurity and much more.

State Registration

Beekeeper Registration – To register as a new beekeeper or to renew your registration, follow the link to the Tasmanian Government web page. To obtain your Beekeepers Registration Number for keeping bees within Tasmania you need to complete an application form.

Reporting a Notifiable Bee Disease or an Exotic Bee Pest

Useful Links and Resources

State Association

  • Tasmanian Beekeepers’ Association – The TBA is an essential resource to help all beekeepers, from the hobbyist beekeeper with one hive, to the full-time commercial beekeeper, with a vision of creating consumer demand in a unified, profitable, and competitive industry.

Identifying Pests and Disease

  • Bee Aware – Follow the link to find information on a variety of common and exotic pests of the honey bee, the impact these pests can have on the industry, and the important role the beekeeper has in protecting the honey bee. Every beekeeper should be familiar with established pests, the symptoms they cause and how to control them.

Beekeeper Training

Do you want to become a beekeeper? Do you want to improve your skills and knowledge about bees and the Australian beekeeping industry?

  • Certificate III in Beekeeping – Follow the link for more on how to become a beekeeper, plus information on how to improve your skills and knowledge about bees and the Australian beekeeping industry. You can also find a wealth of resources on training that will improve your management skills and other specialised beekeeping traineeships.

General Information

Further info on beekeeping in Tasmania – The Tasmanian DPIPWE web page is a vast resource for the beekeeper, with information on import requirements, codes of practice, biosecurity, and a wonderful guide for all your apiary needs. You can register as a beekeeper here too.

Apiary Officers

State Apiary Officers – Follow the link for a complete list of Australia’s Apiary Officers.

Code of Practice and National Bee Biosecurity Program

Code of Practice and National Bee Biosecurity Program – The Australian Honey Bee Industry Council of Australia (AHBIC) represents industry policy at all levels of government, private enterprise and the public.

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