Varroa Mite Update 20 - NSW DPI Biosecurity (Varroa Mite) Emergency Order No.8

05 July 2022 8:45 PM | Anonymous

Please find the updated Biosecurity (Varroa Mite) Emergency Order No.8 issued by the Deputy Chief Plant Protection Officer of NSW. 

The following information was taken from the NSW DPI Varroa Mite response page at 8.30pm this evening (05/07/2022). 

Infested premises update

Tracing efforts have detected five new infested premises at Anna Bay, Heatherbrae, Williamtown, Mayfield and Lambton. These new detections all fall within existing emergency zones, bringing the total number of infested premises to 24.

Report your hives

Beekeepers and property owners with hives on their land within 50km emergency zones are asked to report their hives on the Beekeeper Notification – Varroa mite online form.

Please where possible, continue to communicate this information to the greater industry.

Kind regards,

Jo Martin 

QBA State Secretary

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