Industry Contacts & Suppliers
The Bee Industry Council of Western Australia is a peak representative body formed in 2015 by the four key industry organisations to coordinate industry activity, development and funds. BICWA consists four member organisations:
The Agricultural Producers Commission (APC)
The Western Australia Apiarists Society (WAAS)
The Western Australia Beekeeping Association (WABA)
WA Farmers - Beekeeping Section
Western Australian Apiary Society - catering to hobbyist and amateur beekeepers
Click on the submission form to report pests and diseases: DPIRD Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DDLS)
animal disease investigation submission form
BEE & SWARM COLLECTION
Please refer to https://waas.org.au/Swarms to find a local resource to collect swarms.
PLANT HEALTH AUSTRALIA
Keep informed about plant health. Sign up as a member and get Plant Health Australia's e-newsletter.
Check out 'Beekeeper' information from their website.
LODGE YOUR LEVIES ONLINE
If you are buying and/or selling honey, you need to ensure you are registered and you lodge your Levy Returns (currently 4.6c per kg) within the required period with the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. If you are registered you can pay your levies online.
You can also complete this manual form.