Guidelines and movement orders for keeping bees.


Varroa mite alert

A movement control order is in place to restrict the movement of varroa mite carriers within Queensland.

Moving bees and hives

Find out how to safely and effectively move bees and bee hives.

Hive registration and branding

Learn more about beekeeper registration and branding, hive identification numbers and cancelling registration.

Managing bee hives

How to manage and maintain bee colonies, queen bees and swarming bees.

Pests and diseases

Identify the pests and diseases that affect bees.

Beekeeping permits for state forests

How to apply for a permit for beekeeping in state native forests and plantation forests in Queensland.

Beekeeping (apiary) permits for national parks, conservation parks and resources reserves

How to apply for a permit for beekeeping in a national park in Queensland.