Club member resources

The club has a honey extractor and sieves available for hire by members. $30 per day/weekend. Arrange pickup and return via reception desk at Coonara Community House 9758 7081.

The club also has a selection of books and magazines that you are welcome to borrow and return.


Basic info on beekeeping

Some general information from Gardening Australia

www.abc.net.au/gardening/stories/s2204613.htm

www.homelife.com.au/gardening/features/adding+a+bee+hive+to+your+garden+,15391


Safe beekeeping practice DPI fact sheet

www.depi.vic.gov.au/agriculture-and-food/livestock/honey-bees/safe-beekeeping-practices


Hobby beekeeping fact sheet

www.depi.vic.gov.au/agriculture-and-food/livestock/honey-bees/hobby-beekeeping


Victorian Apiarists website link

www.vicbeekeepers.com.au


Online registration with Department of Primary Industry Victoria

dpi.payments.com.au/BEEKEEPER/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fbeekeeper%2fDefault.aspx


Beekeeping supplies

www.becsbeehive.com.au


Biosecurity

http://www.farmbiosecurity.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Biosecurity-Manual-for-Beekeepers.pdf

http://www.farmbiosecurity.com.au/crops/honey-bees/honey-bee-best-management-practice/


Info about swarms and what to do if you encounter one

https://www.facebook.com/CollectiveEvolutionPage/videos/10155103623948908/


Local flora of the Dandenong RangesĀ 

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