Contacts - Beekeeping Organizations, Associations & Clubs
Queensland Beekeepers' Association Inc
Bee Biosecurity Officer Qld
Dr David Schlipalius
Qld Beekeeping Groups
Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, some Club events and meetings may be temporarily postponed or cancelled.
Reporting - Bee Pests or Bee Swarms
If you see or suspect
a new incursion of bees or a new bee pest
at an airport, seaport, in your community or anywhere in Australia,
Any bee coming into Australia may carry
unwanted bee pests and diseases.
Early detection is vital for early destruction
protection of our Australian bee populations.
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* Australian Department of Agriculture, Water & the Environment
or phone 1800 803 006 or 13 25 23
* Plant Health Australia – Reporting Suspect Pests
phone 13 25 23
If you have a swarm of bees you wish to have removed, phone Qld Dept Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF).
You will be assisted with the contact of a beekeeper in your area who has registered with the Department to respond to reports of bee swarms.
Phone: QDAF CALL CENTRE
13 25 23 (local call cost in Qld) or
07 3404 6999
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8.00am – 5.00pm
Thurs 9.00am – 5.00pm
Calls are answered outside these hours by a third party who will take your message and organise a response from a biosecurity officer as soon as possible, depending on the urgency of the report.