Stating a beehive

Starting a beehive-Beginner's first step

Beekeeping is a fascinating pastime. If you’re thinking of getting started with beekeeping here are some tips.

  • Join a local beekeeping association/club.  
  • Read as much about bees as you can. Complete a course or find a mentor. Make sure you have time to dedicate to your bees. 
  • Check your proposed location for easy access and space for your bees. Purchase your equipment and set up your hive prior to getting your bees.  
  • Register as a Beekeeper with the Department of Primary Industries.

  • Now you are ready to purchase your bees.

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