Apiary Legislation & Information

Crop Pollination

Honeybees add an estimated $4 to 6 billion to the Australian agricultural and horticultural industries each year. More than 80,000 commercial hives in Queensland produce around 75 kg of honey per hive annually...

Formulated by members of the Queensland Beekeepers' Association, local amateur beekeeping associations and the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland.

RIRDC's Honeybee R&D program aims to improve the productivity and profitability of the Australian bee keeping industry through the organisation, funding and management of a research, development and extension program that is both stakeholder and market-focussed.