Past Events



yellow bee flyingSaturday 28 October 2017

BEE Open Day – was held at MARY VALLY COLLEGE, Imbil – located in the Gympie region approximately 160kms north of Brisbane..

This event was for all interested in honeybees and / or native bees. 

The day’s programme can be found here – go to page 2.


yellow bee flyingBrisbane Ekka – Friday 11th to Sunday 20th August

This year’s Honey Court included new educational activities including honey extracting, frame making, candle making and power point presentations. There was also the ever popular live bee demonstrations, free honey tasting, the selling of honey and bee products and Honey Mead and a magnificent display of entries in the Apiculture Competition.

Hope you were able to visit, spend some time at the Honey Court, tasting, looking, chatting with a beekeeper and learning something new.

yellow bee flyingQld Beekeepers Association Annual Conference & Field Day in Gympie on 29-30 June & 1 July 2017

CONFERENCE GUEST SPEAKERS – Two International Speakers attended

1. Professor Stephen Martin, Chair in Animal Ecology at University in Salford, Manchester, England who spoke on:.

  • The varroa-viral-honeybee associations and world wide death of honeybees
  • Understanding the chemical recognition systems in honeybees and how pests circumvent them

2. Dr Mark Goodwin, Principal Honeybee Scientist at Plant and Food Research, New Zealand who spoke on:

  • Protecting Australia from varroa
  • Towards eradicating American Foulbrood Disease (AFB)

View the full Conference Agenda here

 yellow bee flyingIpswich & West Moreton Beekeepers Association FIELD DAY

 at the Peak Crossing State School, Peak Crossing

Further information on the Ipswich and West Moreton Beekeepers Association


yellow bee flyingGold Coast Amateur Beekeeping Society’s OPEN DAY

Sunday 25th September at Mudgeeraba Showgrounds

For all Beekeepers from beginners to experienced. Event website

yellow bee flying Valley Bees Open Day – Saturday 10th September 2016 at Mary Valley College, Imbil

A day that celebrated Bees in the Community – Honey Bees, Native Bees and Native Solitary Bees   Event Flyer   (

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The “Ekka”  12 – 21August 2016.   The Honey Court and Apiculture Competition


yellow bee flyingQld Beekeepers Association & AHBIC Annual Conference in Townsville – 13 to 14 July 2016 and Profiles of Conference Guest Speakers


yellow bee flyingMay was National Honey Month.  Read about Queensland’s activities here.


Valley Bees Community Open Day

2015-Valley Bees Day-12 September Valley Bees Schedule -12.9.15

2015 Qld Beekeepers Annual Conference – Cleveland 11-12 June  Read more

012 - Copy2015 Rural Discovery Day 21st May     Read more

Honey Month poster-with May only2015 Honey Month – May 2015    Read more


2014 Honey Court at the Brisbane Ekka  8-16 August  Read more

2014 Qld Beekeepers Association Annual Conference – Toowoomba 12-13 June  Read more

Honey Month poster-with May only 2014 HONEY MONTH  –  May 2014  Read more



Copy (2) of IMG_0307 2014 RURAL DISCOVERY DAY    22 May  Read More 

 Copy of IMG_2063  2014 MOO BAA MUNCH      26-30 March  Read More



IMG_12172013 Honey Court at the Brisbane Ekka   Read More

 IMG_07902013 Qld Beekeepers Association Annual Conference   13-14 June    Read More



2013 RURAL DUSCOVERY DAY    22nd May      Read more Copy (2) of IMG_0615


Copy of IMG_0563   2013 HONEY WEEK & MOO BAA MUNCH    8-12 May   Read more




IMG_00342012 Honey Court at the Brisbane Ekka    Read More

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