General Biosecurity Direction - Apiaries

​​​The Animal Health (Apiaries) Regulations 2011 will expire on 26 December 2021.

Transitional arrangements under the Biosecurity Act 2019, known as a General Biosecurity Direction (BD), have been put in place to extend the current Regulation requirements, pending a new beekeeper registration system​ which will be established in 2022.

A copy of the Biosecurity Direction (Apiaries) - BD: 001/21 is available for download below:

NOTE: it is an offence under section 200 of the Biosecurity Act 2019 to not comply with a Biosecurity Direction that is in force.