Development of a Code of Practice and National Bee Biosecurity Program

Summary

PHA to provide program leadership, secretariat and facilitation for the development of a draft Australian Beekeeping Code of Practice and draft National Bee Biosecurity Program. In September 2014, the project was expanded to include Phase 2, Implementation of the National Bee Biosecurity Program.

Program

Honey Bee

Research Organisation

Plant Health Australia Limited

Objective Summary

1) Develop a draft Australian Beekeeping Code of Practice withthe support of the established Plant Health Committee (PHC) Working Group and industry nominated officials by May 2013 2) Develop a draft National Bee Biosecurity Program with the support of the established Plant Health Committee (PHC) Working Group and industry nominated officials by May 2013 3) To present the draft Australian Beekeeping Code of Practice and draft National Bee Biosecurity Program to all of the six state beekeeping conferences in 2014 for discussion and endorsement

Project Code

PRJ-009538

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

Safeguarding Australia

National Priority

Biosecurity

National Priority

HBE-Reduce the incidence and impact of pests and diseases on the beekeeping and pollination services industries

Contact

Related publications

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Development of a Code of Practice and National Bee Biosecurity Program