Varroa Mite Update 30 - NSW DPI Biosecurity Update on Facebook (12/07/2022 at 6PM)

12 July 2022 9:20 PM | Anonymous

Please find the following update from NSW DPI Biosecurity which was published to their Facebook page today (12/07/2022) at 6.00pm.

  There have been no new detections of Varroa mite as field officers continue to carry out hive inspections and surveillance with beekeepers in the affected areas.

  A reminder to all beekeepers during this difficult time that there are free and confidential support services available, and we encourage beekeepers to access small business, and mental health and wellbeing support early. You can read more in the latest assistance guide for beekeepers:

  Report managed hives, wild hives or abandoned hives here:

  For the latest information visit

The NSW DPI Biosecurity (Varroa Mite) Emergency Order No.12 remains the most recent order for NSW. 

We remind all members that there strict conditions allowing commercial beekeepers to work their hives if they are outside of the red zone. It is important that we reiterate  the standstill (restriction on the movement of hives) remains in place. 

For more information on activities permitted under the current emergency order, please visit the link below. 

Kind regards,

Jo Martin 

QBA State Secretary

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